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The Top 80 movies from the 1980's in 80 Days (DAY 12) :

69. “The Toy” (1982)

Movie Summary:

An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat.

From: www.imdb.com/title/tt0084809/

Cast:

 

Richard Pryor—Jack Brown

 

Jackie Gleason—U.S. Bates

 

Ned Beatty—Mr. Morehouse

 

Scott Schwartz—Eric Bates

 

Teresa Ganzel—Fancey Bates

 

Director:

 

Richard Donner

 

Facts about the this movie:

 

*Opening Weekend: $6,322,804

 

*Total Gross: $47,118,057

 

*Scott Schwartz Had hard work with Jackie Gleason, because Schwartz was trained to memorize his lines and Gleason would keep thrown him off by his improvisations.

 

*It is an adaptation of the 1976 French film “Le Jouet”

 

From www.imdb.com/title/tt0084809/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Toy_(1982_film)

 

 

Why I Picked this movie # 69:   

 

1. Richard Pryor and Jackie Gleason were really fun and work awesome together.

 

2. The kid was not that annoying in the movie.

 

3. It did a good job at pulling at the strings heart.

 

4. It has a big heart.

 

5. It showed the kind of talent was Pryor. He could the comedy and drama.

 

6. It was really funny.

 

7. Everyone worked really well together.

 

 

 First time seeing it:

On VHS at home

 

 

Movie trailer:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mjqWFB_tBI


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