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Getting Away with Murder (1996)

R | | Comedy | 12 April 1996 (USA)
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A moral college ethics professor plans to kill his neighbor, a Nazi death camp commander.

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Harvey Miller

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Harvey Miller
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Aykroyd ... Jack Lambert
Lily Tomlin ... Inga Mueller
Jack Lemmon ... Max Mueller / Karl Luger
Bonnie Hunt ... Dr. Gail Holland
Brian Kerwin ... Marty Lambert
Jerry Adler ... Judge
Andy Romano ... Psychiatrist
Robert Fields Robert Fields ... Sergeant Roarke
J.C. Quinn ... Detective Stanley
Susan Forristal Susan Forristal ... Waitress Patti
Marissa Chibas Marissa Chibas ... Liz Lambert
Jon Korkes ... Chemistry Lab Professor
Kathleen Marshall ... Student #1
Jacqueline Klein ... Student #2
Alex Appel ... Student #3
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Storyline

When the very moralistic college ethics instructor (Aykroyd) finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander (Lemmon), he takes it upon himself to rid the world of this man. And even though he manages to kill him, he does it so cleanly that no one accuses him and it isn't until he guiltily marries the German's daughter (Tomlin) that he discovers the truth about the man... Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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One bad apple can spoil the whole line-up.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual situations | See all certifications »
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UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crime com Castigo See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$127,691, 14 April 1996

Gross USA:

$197,322
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Old photos were used of Jack Lemmon. See more »

Quotes

Psychiatrist: I want to see you six days a week.
[looks at his appointment book]
Psychiatrist: I can't. How about every other Thursday?
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"Shower Curtain: Marion Crane" See more »

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Referenced in Deformed Monsters (1997) See more »

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The Boys In The Back Room
Written by Frank Loesser & Friedrich Hollaender (as Frank Hollander)
Used by permission of EMI Robbins Catalog Inc.
All rights reserved
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Underrated fun
24 August 1999 | by joe-363See all my reviews

Maybe it's just because I like Dan Aykroyd: I have never seen a movie with him that I did not enjoy. I decided to put in a few lines of appreciation for this one, considering the bad reviews read here. It certainly is not the ultimate masterpiece of comedy but I found it thoroughly enjoyable, and despite the fact that I was very tired it kept watching it until 2am.


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