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How to Beat the High Co$t of Living
Directed by:
Robert Scheerer

Directed by Robert Scheerer, "How to Beat the High Co$t of Living" (also known as "Cash Machine", "Zahltag im Supermarkt") is a Comedy film, released in the USA on July 11 of 1980 . Susan Saint James and Jane Curtin are starring, alongside Jessica Lange, Richard Benjamin, Fred Willard and Eddie Albert.

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Who directed "How to Beat the High Co$t of Living":

How to Beat the High Co$t of Living was directed by Robert Scheerer, an American actor, and director.

Before making How to Beat the High Co$t of Living, Robert Scheerer had directed The World's Greatest Athlete, released in 1973, Adam at Six A.M. (1970).

When was "How to Beat the High Co$t of Living" released:

How to Beat the High Co$t of Living was first released on Friday, July 11, 1980, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, July 11, 1980 are Oh Heavenly Dog (dir. Joe Camp), My Bodyguard (dir. Tony Bill), and Used Cars (dir. Robert Zemeckis). This was thirty-nine (39) years ago.

What is the casting of "How to Beat the High Co$t of Living":

At the casting of How to Beat the High Co$t of Living we find Susan Saint James, previously seen in Love at First Bite (1979) and Outlaw Blues (1977); Jane Curtin (Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979)); Jessica Lange (All That Jazz (1979), King Kong (1976)) [ more... ]

  • Ronnie Schell and Susan Saint James, Richard Benjamin also appeared in Love at First Bite, released in 1979.
  • Garrett Morris and Jane Curtin also worked together in Coneheads, released in 1993.
  • Fred Willard and Garrett Morris also worked together in How High, released in 2001.

What is the Storyline of "How to Beat the High Co$t of Living":

At the peak of their woes, Elaine visits the local mall, where an acquaintance (Cathryn Damon) has pushed her into helping out with lighting a small pageant being held there. Making a phone call, she stares at the large, clear ball in the middle of the mall which is soon due to hold thousands and thousands of dollars in a giant cash "give away" and suddenly formulates the idea of stealing the money so the three of them can all get the money they need. She calls them to the mall, where they scheme to steal [...]

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