Did You Know?


Gene Wilder went to the NY League for the Hard of Hearing to study for his role. There he was assigned to speech pathologist Karen Webb, who would ultimately become his fourth wife.


Dave: Wally! He could put a hole through your *head*, Wally!
Wally: *Fuck* him and his holes!


Obvious stunt double for Joan Severance when Gene Wilder lands on her after letting go of the zip-cord.


Plot Summary


Comedy | Crime


Release Date:

12 May 1989



Country of Origin


Box Office


$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,098,741 (USA) (14 May 1989)


$46,908,987 (USA)

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