R | | Action, Comedy, Crime
An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the F.B.I., and the Mafia after jumping bail.
The movie was a modest hit at the box-office, earning $81.6 million worldwide on a budget of $35 million.
When Jack Walsh and the Duke arrive in Los Angeles from Las Vegas the airplane they are leaving is a wide-body L-1011, probably TWA. The L-1011 would not be used on such a short haul flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles.
In the opening credits, Robert De Niro's name is spelled Robert DeNiro.
In the scene for theatrical release, when Dorfler is in his hotel room eating french fries, and Carmine-The-Bail-Jumper, is handcuffed to a pipe in the bathroom, Dorfler addresses Carmine as "Hey Scumbag," and Carmine reassures that his name is not such by replying, "The name's 'Carmine', Fucko!" In the alternate version for TV, his reply is "The name's 'Carmine', Fatso!"
$5,506,290 (USA) (20 July 1988)
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