R | | Comedy, Crime
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
John Cleese claims that this is Charles Crichton's movie. He merely took a co-director credit to reassure studio execs who were worried about Crichton's advanced age and the fact that he had not directed a theatrical movie for 23 years. The only major work Cleese did as ... ...
Ken! Ken! Wait, wait, Ken! Kenny! I... may I call you Kenny?
Ken: Remember Wanda!
Otto: I got the deal of a lifetime! Fifty-fifty, you and me, what do you say! Okay, okay, okay, sixty-forty! That's my final offer!
Otto: Wait, I got an idea! You take it all!...
After coming out of the airport building, Archie's suit looks like it doesn't have the two bullet rips from Otto's gunshots.
Actually, the bullet rips are there, but with Archie's movement, his suit has shifted slightly and the rips appear more to the front of his shoulders. The rips are in every subsequent shot.
At the very end of the closing credits is the word FIN -- which is how French films say THE END, but in English a "fin" is a part of a fish.
English, Italian, Russian, French
$115,418 (USA) (17 July 1988)