This movie has so many funny moments and if you're from Miami, you'd understand that every one of them is possible! One final note: if you either love or loathe Martha Stewart, you'll get a special kick out of this film. A chain of events starts with the arrival of a mysterious suitcase in Miami. One of Tim Allen's funniest roles, with a very large and talented supporting cast, all misbehaving in a half-dozen insane subplots. Despite Eliot's insistence that the case is a bomb, Snake opens fire on him which prompts Eliot to pull the emergency lever which decouples the door. Yes, there is some off-color-humor and implied-sex, but not a lot.
Puggy leads the group to the criminals' plane, which Eliot sneaks onto. Overview It may enjoy gentle ocean breezes, white sand beaches and lovely swaying palms, but Miami gets more than its share of skulduggery, and seems to have no shortage of lowlifes in high stations. When Eliot meets Anna Herk a blonde Rene Russo , the wife of crazy moneyman Arthur Stanley Tucci and mother of Jenny Zooey Deschanel , whom Matt is trying to supersoak, they are immediately attracted to each other. Big Trouble came quietly to American theaters and left quickly afterwards, receiving mixed reviews and being generally ignored by audiences, becoming a. Taking Puggy and kidnapping Jenny, they leave with the suitcase for the Airport.
The E-mail message field is required. When a suitcase arrives in town, Arthur goes out of his way to retrieve it -- but will have to contend with a couple of hit men who are determined to plant him six feet under. Very funny, if a little mindless, entertainment A very nice, mindless, slapstick comedy that provides ninety minutes of laughs if you are in the mood for that sort of thing. Eliot is called over once again. Most movies in this genre are so dumb that you regret having watched them. I told you it wasn't deep. Asks his partner Romero out on dates even though he's married.
Snake plunges into the ocean with a defiant smile, still clinging to the bomb, which explodes safely in the water. During the chaos of the assassination attempts, Matt's friend, Andrew, called Eliot Arnold, Matt's father. Credits: Director of photography, Greg Gardiner ; editor, Steven Weisberg ; music, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Mary Vogt ; production designer, Garreth Stover. The convicts force Arthur to return to his home, where they capture everyone and tie them up. She falls in love with Puggy, who she initially mistook for.
Meanwhile, the two hitmen get out of the traffic jam caused by Snake and Eddie and reach the airport. Also includes a hallucinogenic toad, illegal weapons dealers, corn chips, goats, Puggy, a garbage disposal, and a small nuclear explosion. They were surrounded by the fans of on their plane home which was a constant joke in the film. Arthur Herk, a corrupt business owner, wants to get his hands on the case. Then two dimwitted criminals choose to hold up a dive bar where a nuclear arms deal is going on. Special features include commentary by John Carpenter and Kurt Russell ; original theatrical trailer. Escaped convicts Snake and Eddie, who were previously kicked out of the bar for disorderly conduct, hold up the bar and kidnap Arthur and Puggy who is an employee there and take the suitcase, not knowing its contents.
Description: 1 videodisc 85 min. He also develops a crush on her. Shortly after, the house is visited by two agents who are tracking the bomb. Includes a couple of truly inept bad-guys, and another couple of pretty competent assasins that are having a very, very bad day. Weinstein ; produced by Larry J.
Matt and Jenny run away and eventually return to the Herk house, followed by officers Monica and Walter, who stumble across the confusion. Notes: Originally released as motion picture in 1986. It's a cheap-laugh comedy that has enough unexpected twists to keep you watching. They're after the case, naturally, and soon are leading Arthur and the Miami cops on a crazy pursuit that leads to the airport and utter chaos. Soon the whole motley crew are caught up in a hostage scenario in which the weapon accidentally gets brought aboard a hijacked plane. When a suitcase arrives in town, Arthur goes out of his way to retrieve it — but will have to contend with a couple of hit men who are determined to plant him six feet under.
Walter, after a forced strip search by the airport guards, becomes a male stripper and marries. Great deadpan performances by Ben Foster and Zooey Deschanel. This is not the case with Big Trouble, it's clever and interesting, and was never stupid enough to force me to walk out of the room even once. Rene Russo, Stanley Tucci, Janeane Garofalo, and Patric Warburton to name a few of my favorites. When my husband and I heard that Barry Sonnenfeld was going to direct the film version of Dave Barry's first novel, we were pretty excited. A single dad on a losing streak becomes involved in an insane series of encounters and coincicences that result in him redeeming himself in the eyes of his son. When the plans collide, mayhem ensues, and Matt's struggling ex-columnist dad, a bored wife, and two confused police officers are called to the scene.
Both men have a similarly nutty knockabout comic sensibility with a touch of the surreal, and this wacky farce about a motley crew of Miami citizens embroiled in a race to recover an atomic bomb seemed like the perfect vehicle for them to pool their talents on. Weinstein ; produced by Larry J. Romero grabs the rifle, removes its bolt rendering it useless , and returns it. On hearing the case is a bomb, Eliot hurls it out of the still open rear door, only for Snake to leap after it. They free Monica and have her lead them to the airport leaving Arthur, as he was poisoned by a , causing him to think that his dog is possessed by. Nina, who was hiding in her room, frees everyone except for Monica and Arthur who were handcuffed to an entertainment system.
At the same time, two hit men want him whacked. Abstract: Two hitmen show up in Miami to whack crooked businessman. The Herks' housemaid, Nina, meanwhile, falls in love with a young homeless man named Puggy, who lives in a tree on their property, after she runs from the shootings and he saves her from the hitmen. The laughs come fast and furious as Tim Allen Joe Somebody, Galaxy Quest and Rene Russo Showtime, The Thomas Crown Affair star in a film from Barry Sonnenfield, director of Get Shorty and Men In Black. Eliot, having sneaked onto the plane, attacks the criminals by knocking Eddie out with a fire extinguisher and blasting the extinguisher at Snake. .