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Encyclopedia > Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Down and Out in Beverly Hills is a 1986 American comedy motion picture starring Nick Nolte, Bette Midler and Richard Dreyfuss. It was directed by Paul Mazursky. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nick Nolte at Cannes, 2000 Nicholas King Nolte (born February 8, 1941, Omaha, Nebraska) is an American model, actor, and producer. ... Bette Midler, on the cover of her Greatest Hits compilation. ... Dreyfuss as he appeared in the mid-1970s Richard Stephan Dreyfuss (born October 29, 1947) is an Oscar winning American actor. ... Paul Mazursky (born April 25, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor and film director. ...


Its tagline is "See what happens when a dirty bum meets the filthy rich." Nolte plays the "dirty bum", Midler and Dreyfuss are the rich but dysfunctional couple. Flamboyant musician Little Richard also makes an appearance. This page is a candidate to be moved to Wiktionary. ... Little Richard on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, (issue RS 58, May 28, 1970) Little Richard (born Richard Wayne Penniman, December 5, 1932 in Macon, Georgia) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist, and an early African-American pioneer of rock and roll. ...


The film is based on a Jean Renoir film, Boudu sauvé des eaux (Boudu Saved from Drowning)(1932) in which a tramp is saved from drowning himself in the Seine by a bookseller. Jean Renoir Jean Renoir (September 15, 1894 – February 12, 1979), born in the Montmartre Quarter of Paris, France was a film director. ... Boudu Saved from Drowning Boudu Saved from Drowning (French: Boudu sauvé des eaux) is a 1932 French film, directed by Jean Renoir. ...

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Cast

Dreyfuss as he appeared in the mid-1970s Richard Stephan Dreyfuss (born October 29, 1947) is an Oscar winning American actor. ... Bette Midler, on the cover of her Greatest Hits compilation. ... Elizabeth Pena is a Cuban-born actress. ... Nick Nolte at Cannes, 2000 Nicholas King Nolte (born February 8, 1941, Omaha, Nebraska) is an American model, actor, and producer. ...

Trivia

  • Little Richard's appearance in the film led to a revitalization of his career thanks to the success of the song "Great Gosh a'Mighty" from the soundtrack.
  • Released by Touchstone Pictures, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company, Down and Out in Beverly Hills has the distinction of being the first R-rated film ever released by Disney. The R rating is due to profanity as well as a brief scene showing a topless woman having sex -- another first for a Disney film.

The Touchstone lightning logo, used from 1985 to 2002. ... Alternate meanings: Disney (disambiguation) The Walt Disney Company (also known as Disney Enterprises, Inc. ... The MPAA film rating system is a system used in the United States and territories and instituted by the Motion Picture Association of America to rate a movie based on its content. ... A profanity (or swear word) is a word, expression, or other usage which is generally considered insulting, rude or vulgar. ...

Television series

On April 26, 1987, Down and Out in Beverly Hills premiered as a 30 minute television series for the fledging Fox network. It also has the distinction of being the first ever show to be cancelled by Fox; only 13 episodes were produced. Evan Richards was the only cast member of the film to reprise his role for TV. April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), but rarely as FBC, is a television network in the United States. ...


Cast

  • Hector Elizondo – Dave Whiteman
  • Anita Morris – Barbara Whiteman
  • April Ortiz – Carmen the Maid
  • Evan Richards – Max Whiteman
  • Eileen Seeley – Jenny Whiteman
  • Tim Thomerson – Jerry Baskin

Hector Elizondo (born December 22, 1936 in New York City) is a Puerto Rican-American actor. ... Tim Thomerson (b. ...

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:: rogerebert.com :: Reviews :: Down and Out in Beverly Hills (xhtml) (1030 words)
Buddy Hackett once said that the problem with Beverly Hills is, you go to sleep beside your pool one day and when you wake up you're 75 years old.
He is played by Nick Nolte as the kind of guy who didn't set out in life to be a failure, but just sort of drifted from one plateau down to the next one, until finally he was spending most of his time talking to his dog.
He didn't set out in life to be rich (one of his favorite conversational gambits involves his own good luck and assurances that it could have happened to you as easily as to him - nice if you are him, but not if you are you).
Down and Out in Beverly Hills - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (311 words)
Down and Out in Beverly Hills is a 1986 American comedy motion picture starring Nick Nolte, Bette Midler and Richard Dreyfuss.
Released by Touchstone Pictures, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company, Down and Out in Beverly Hills has the distinction of being the first R-rated film ever released by Disney.
On April 26, 1987, Down and Out in Beverly Hills premiered as a 30 minute television series for the fledging Fox network.
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