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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

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Genre  Comedy
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Language  English
6.1/10 IMDb


Director  Paul Mazursky
Music director  Andy Summers
Country  United States
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Release date  January 31, 1986 (1986-01-31)
Writer  Rene Fauchois (play), Paul Mazursky (screenplay), Leon Capetanos (screenplay)
Screenplay  Paul Mazursky, Leon Capetanos
Cast  Nick Nolte (Jerry Baskin), Bette Midler (Barbara Whiteman), Richard Dreyfuss (David 'Dave' Whiteman), Elizabeth Peña (Carmen), Little Richard (Orvis Goodnight), Tracy Nelson (Jenny Whiteman)
Similar movies  Bridget Jones's Diary, The Shaggy Dog, After the Wedding, Everyone Says I Love You, Mambo Italiano, The Apartment
Tagline  See what happens when a dirty bum meets the filthy rich.

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills is a 1986 American comedy film based on the French play Boudu sauvé des eaux, which had previously been adapted on film in 1932 by Jean Renoir. Down and Out in Beverly Hills was directed by Paul Mazursky, and starred Nick Nolte, Bette Midler and Richard Dreyfuss. The film is about a rich but dysfunctional couple who save the life of a suicidal homeless man. Musician Little Richard also makes an appearance, and contributed the song "Great Gosh a'Mighty" to the soundtrack.

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Released by Touchstone Films, a film label of The Walt Disney Studios, Down and Out in Beverly Hills has the distinction of being the first R-rated film ever released by Disney.

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Synopsis

Down and Out in Beverly Hills movie scenes

Dave Whiteman (Dreyfuss) and his wife, Barbara (Midler), are a couple whose 20-year marriage is unfulfilling. Dave is having an affair with the live-in maid (Elizabeth Peña), while Barbara tries to relieve her constant feelings of anxiety by experimenting with various New Age therapies.

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A "down and out" homeless man named Jerry Baskin (Nolte) wanders into the backyard of the Whitemans' Beverly Hills home, and tries to drown himself in the pool. Dave helps Jerry get back on his feet. The family is initially disgusted by Jerry, but they end up growing fond of him after getting to know him better.

Cast

Down and Out in Beverly Hills movie scenes
  • Nick Nolte – Jerry Baskin
  • Bette Midler – Barbara Whiteman
  • Richard Dreyfuss – Dave Whiteman
  • Elizabeth Peña – Carmen the Maid
  • Little Richard – Orvis Goodnight
  • Evan Richards – Max Whiteman
  • Tracy Nelson – Jenny Whiteman
  • Felton Perry – Al
  • Production credits

  • Mino Argento – Paintings
  • Reception

    The movie was a financial success, on a budget of $14,000,000, the film grossed $62,000,000 in the US alone. The critical response for the film was mostly positive; it currently holds an 84% rating on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes based on 25 reviews.

    Soundtrack

    1. "Great Gosh A'mighty!" - Little Richard
    2. "California Girls" - David Lee Roth
    3. "El Tecaliteco" - Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan
    4. "I Love L.A." - Randy Newman
    5. "Tutti Frutti" - Little Richard
    6. "Once In A Lifetime" - Talking Heads
    7. "Down and Out in Beverly Hills Theme" - Andy Summers
    8. "Search for Kerouac" - Andy Summers
    9. "Nouvelle Cuisine" - Andy Summers
    10. "Wave Hands Like Clouds" - Andy Summers
    11. "The Mission Blues" - Andy Summers
    12. "Jerry's Suicide Attempt" - Andy Summers

    While not included on the soundtrack album, the film uses a remix of the Talking Heads song "Once in a Lifetime", as featured in their 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense and its companion album, in both the film's opening and closing credits.

    References

    Down and Out in Beverly Hills Wikipedia
    Down and Out in Beverly Hills IMDbDown and Out in Beverly Hills Rotten TomatoesDown and Out in Beverly Hills Roger EbertDown and Out in Beverly Hills MetacriticDown and Out in Beverly Hills themoviedb.org


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