Blame It On Rio

Blame It On Rio

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Overview

Blame It On Rio

This attempt to remake the clever 1977 French farce Un Moment d'Egarement stars Michael Caine as an executive named Matthew Hollis, who, together with friend Victor Lyons (Joseph Bologna), travels to Rio de Janeiro on business. Victor sets out on the town in search of a lambada partner, leaving Matthew to fend for himself against his friend's over-sexed teenage daughter (Michelle Johnson), who's come along for the ride. Soon, Matthew succumbs to her advances, despite his efforts to break off the affair, and finds himself a repeated statutory rapist, at least by American legal standards. The script plays out like an extended version of Three's Company, with lots of near-misses and dumb-dumb humor; critics aptly noticed Caine's apparent discomfort throughout the film.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/31/2015
UPC: 0887936916410
Original Release: 1984
Rating: R
Source: Filmrise
Time: 1:40:00
Sales rank: 2,893

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Caine Matthew Hollis
Joseph Bologna Victor Lyons
Valerie Harper Karen Hollis
Michelle Johnson Jennifer Lyons
Jose Lewgoy Eduardo Marques
Lupe Gigliotti Signora Botega
Demi Moore Nicole Hollis
Wallis Nicita Actor
Michael Menaugh Peter
María Elena Velasco 2nd Macumba Lady
Zeni Pereira Mother of the Bride
Eduardo Conde Singer in the Dance Club
Nelson Dantas Doctor
Romulo Arantes Diego

Technical Credits
Stanley Donen Director,Producer
Scott Easton Asst. Director
Marcos Flaksman Art Director
Larry Gelbart Executive Producer,Screenwriter
George Hively Editor
Richard Marden Editor
Charlie Peters Screenwriter
Robert Relyea Associate Producer
Reynaldo Villalobos Cinematographer
Ken Wannberg Score Composer
Jim Willis Sound/Sound Designer

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Blame It On Rio 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A sexy comedy that adults should enjoy. Michael Caine is very good in this.