Starring Shelley Long, Bette Midler, Peter Coyote, Robert Prosky, John Schuck and George Carlin, "Outrageous Fortune" (also known as "Fortuna sfacciata, Una", "Nichts als Ärger mit dem Typ") is a Comedy/Mystery film directed by Arthur Hiller, released in the USA on January 30 of 1987.
The CIA is trailing them. The KGB is tracking them. The phone company is tracing them. The police are chasing them. The cowboys are herding them. And the Indians are hunting them. Are they going to fall for all of that?
Who is the director of "Outrageous Fortune":
Outrageous Fortune was directed by Arthur Hiller, a Canadian director, producer, and actor.
Before directing Outrageous Fortune, Arthur Hiller had directed Teachers, released in 1984, The Lonely Guy (1984), Romantic Comedy (1983), Author! Author! (1982), Making Love (1982), and Nightwing (1979). Since, he directed See No Evil, Hear No Evil, released in 1989, Taking Care of Business (1990), Married to It (1991), The Babe (1992), Carpool (1996), and An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1998).
What was the release date of "Outrageous Fortune":
Outrageous Fortune was initially released on Friday, January 30, 1987, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, January 30, 1987 are Monster in the Closet (dir. Bob Dahlin) and Radio Days (dir. Woody Allen). This was thirty-two (32) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, September 11, 1987 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, September 03, 1987 in Germany; Friday, October 02, 1987 in Spain and on Thursday, July 16, 1987 in Australia.
What is the cast of "Outrageous Fortune":
At the casting of Outrageous Fortune we find Shelley Long, previously seen in The Money Pit (1986) and Irreconcilable Differences (1984); Bette Midler (Ruthless People (1986), Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)); Peter Coyote (Jagged Edge (1985), The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)) [ more... ]
- Tony Epper and John Schuck can also be seen in Dick Tracy, released in 1990.
What is the Storyline of "Outrageous Fortune":
Refined actress Lauren Ames (Shelley Long) finally has a chance to study with the great theatre professor Stanislav Korzenowski (Robert Prosky). Sandy Brozinsky (Bette Midler), a brash, loud actress, decides through happenstance to also study with Korzenowski. The two women end up dating the same man, Michael Sanders (Peter Coyote) (who turns out to be a double agent) and follow him across the country to force him to choose between them. The man works for the KGB, and has stolen a toxin that could destroy [...]
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