The Movie Review Guy Best Movies for 2013
Dec 31, 2013
The Top 80 movies from the 1980's in 80 Days (DAY 24):
57. “Brewster’s Millions” (1985)
A minor league baseball player has to waste $30m in 30 days in order to inherit $300m; however he's not allowed to tell anyone about the $300m deal.
Richard Pryor—Montgomery Brewster
John Candy—Spike Nole
Lonette McKee—Angela Drake
Stephen Collins—Warren Cox
Jerry Orbach—Charley Pegler
Pat Hingle—Edward Roundfield
Facts about the this movie:
*The same Bar Eddie Murphy Shook down in “48 hrs.” is the bar that Montgomery and Spike get into a fight.
*This was an adaptation from Grorge Barr Mc Cutcheon’s 1902 novel.
*As a nod to “48 hrs” the bookie that lay down bets for Montgomery wears the exact same suit that Eddie Murphy where in “48 hrs”.
*Jennifer Beals was for the role of Angela.
Why I Picked this movie #57:
2. Great cast.
3. Good story
4. Very funny.
5. Just a fun movie.
6. It had Richard Pryor and John Candy two actors you can not go wrong with in the 1980’s.
7.Just has a great feel.
First time seeing it:
Saw it on cable.