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The Top 80 movie from the 1980's in 80 Days (DAY 4)

77. “Splash” (1984)

Movie Summary:

A man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.

From http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088161/

 

Cast:

 

Tom Hanks—Allen Bauer

 

Daryl Hannah—Madison

 

Eugene Levy—Walter Kornbluth

 

John Candy—Freddie Bauer

 

Director:

 

Ron Howard

                 

 

Facts about the this movie:

                     

*Movie Budget: $8,00,000

 

*Opening weekend: $6,174,059 (USA) (829 Screens)

 

*Total movie Gross: 62,100,000 (USA)

 

*Nominated for Best Original Screenplay & Original Music Score.

 

*First Film released by Touchstone Pictures.

 

*Do to the language and brief nudity in the film Disney did not feel like it could release the movie, so that lead to creation of  Touchstone Pictures.

 

*Daryl Hannah has been swimming “Mermaid” style with legs bound together since she a child because Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid story. 

 

*The script was adapted from a story that Brian Grazer wrote.

 

From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Splash_(film)

 

 

Why I Picked this movie # 77:   

1. It holds up.

 

2. It was a good and unique love story.

 

3. Great cast.

 

4. Very funny movie.

 

5. Half naked to fully nude Daryl Hannah as a Mermaid. Just that reason alone this movie should be on the list…

 

6. It was the literal take on the fish out of water with a mix of love in it.

 

7. It did a good job of show casing Hanks has a great romantic lead for the future romantic movies.

 

8. Other show case of John Candy acting comedy.

 

Movie trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMIsXdoj2vU


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