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Fire Sale
Directed by:
Alan Arkin

"Fire Sale" (also known as "Quella pazza famiglia fikus") is a Comedy film directed by Alan Arkin, released on June 09 of 1977 in the USA , starring Alan Arkin, Rob Reiner, Vincent Gardenia, Anjanette Comer, Kay Medford and Barbara Dana.

The Fikus Family: They're Not Roasted. They're Not Salted. They're Just Plain Nuts.

Who directed "Fire Sale":

Fire Sale was directed by Alan Arkin, an American actor, director, and producer.

Before Fire Sale, Alan Arkin had directed Little Murders, released in 1971.

What was the release date of "Fire Sale":

Fire Sale was initally released in the United States on Thursday, June 09, 1977.. This was forty-two (42) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, January 06, 1978 in Germany.

What is the cast of "Fire Sale":

At the casting of Fire Sale we find Alan Arkin, previously seen in The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976) and Hearts of the West (1975); Rob Reiner (The Enforcer (1976), Summertree (1971)); Vincent Gardenia (The Front Page (1974), Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)) [ more... ]

  • Alan Arkin and Alex Rocco also appeared together in Freebie and the Bean, released in 1974.
  • Alan Arkin and Alex Rocco can both be seen in Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins, released in 1975.
  • Barbara Dana and Alan Arkin can both be seen in Raising Flagg, released in 2006.

What is the Storyline of "Fire Sale":

Benny Fikus decides to cash in on his business' fire insurance by committing arson. Benny plans to have Sherman, who is in a mental hospital believing that World War II is still being fought, escape and burn down Benny's failing clothing store which he has made Sherman believe is a Nazi military headquarters.

During a vacation trip with Marion, Benny has a heart attack, and his sons Ezra and Russel take over the store. The low self-esteemed Russell wants to expand the store and marry his [...]

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