The Ratings Game (1984)

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A New Jersey trucker creates a hit TV show with help from his girlfriend in the ratings business.



  • Allyce Beasley in The Ratings Game (1984)
  • Danny DeVito in The Ratings Game (1984)
  • Danny DeVito and Tim Suhrstedt in The Ratings Game (1984)
  • Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman in The Ratings Game (1984)
  • David Jablin and Rhea Perlman in The Ratings Game (1984)
  • David Jablin and Michael Corenblith in The Ratings Game (1984)

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23 January 2001 | humpty
The best, priceless
THE RATINGS GAME is one of the funniest and well written movies of all time. Its the TV industry making fun of itself. The plot is unique and clever, the love story with DeVito and Perlman is very well done and touching, and there are cameos by many great stars and stars to be. Basically its a spoof of really bad sit-coms where the lead character fraudulently manipulates the ratings to make his patently bad show beat the World Series in ratings. Brilliant movie, probably not easy to find. There are very few comedies that get me. This one is side-splitting and a real bulls-eye insightful satire of the Hollywood TV industry and scene. Bravo.

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