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Fun with Dick and Jane (1977 film)

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Director  Ted Kotcheff
Music director  Ernest Gold
Country  United States
6.5/10 IMDb


Genre  Comedy
Duration  
Language  English
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977 film) movie poster
Release date  February 9, 1977 (1977-02-09)
Writer  David Giler (screenplay), Jerry Belson (screenplay), Mordecai Richler (screenplay), Gerald Gaiser (story)
Screenplay  Mordecai Richler, Jerry Belson, David Giler
Cast  George Segal (Dick Harper), Jane Fonda (Jane Harper), Ed McMahon (Charlie Blanchard), Fred Willard (Bob), Richard Gautier (Dr. Will), Allan Miller (Loan Company Manager)
Similar movies  George Segal appears in Fun with Dick and Jane and Carbon Copy

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Fun with Dick and Jane is a 1977 American comedy film starring George Segal and Jane Fonda. Directed by Ted Kotcheff, the film is caustically critical of the "anarchy" of the American way of life.

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Fun with Dick and Jane (1977 film) movie scenes

The character names come from the Dick and Jane series of children's educational books, and the title is taken from the title of one of the books in the series.

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Plot

Dick Harper is a successful aerospace engineer in Los Angeles, where he and wife Jane have a lovely house, with a swimming pool and new lawn under way. Due to financial reversals at the business, however, Dick's boss, Charlie Blanchard, suddenly fires him.

Dick and Jane owe more than $70,000 and abruptly find themselves with no income. His attempts to find other gainful employment fail. Jane lands a fashion modeling appearance at a restaurant that becomes a fiasco. Dick ends up applying for unemployment and food stamps, while Jane's wealthy parents, rather than helping, advise them to use this experience positively as a life lesson.

Unable to come up with any other solution to their problems, Dick and Jane turn to a life of crime. They make an effort to select their victims judiciously – robbing the telephone company, for example, which makes the customers in line cheer. In time, Dick and Jane weigh their guilty consciences against their needs, trying to get back their old lives and stay out of jail.

Cast

  • George Segal as Dick Harper
  • Jane Fonda as Jane Harper
  • Ed McMahon as Charlie Blanchard
  • Dick Gautier as Dr. Will
  • Allan Miller as Loan company manager
  • Hank Garcia as Raoul Esteban
  • John Dehner as Jane's father
  • Mary Jackson as Jane's mother
  • Walter Brooke as Mr. Weeks
  • Sean Frye as Billy
  • Fred Willard as Bob
  • Thayer David as Deacon
  • Burke Byrnes as Roger
  • Dewayne Jesse as Robber
  • Anne Ramsey as Employment applicant
  • Jon Christian Erickson as Transsexual
  • Jay Leno (uncredited) as Carpenter
  • Reception

    Fun with Dick and Jane received mixed reviews from critics. The film currently holds a 60% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 10 reviews.

    Remake

    A remake, also entitled Fun with Dick and Jane was released in 2005, starring Jim Carrey and Téa Leoni.

    References

    Fun with Dick and Jane (1977 film) Wikipedia
    Fun with Dick and Jane (1977 film) IMDbFun with Dick and Jane (1977 film) Roger EbertFun with Dick and Jane (1977 film) Rotten TomatoesFun with Dick and Jane (1977 film) themoviedb.org


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