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Blame It On Rio Reviews

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Nicki M

Super Reviewer

April 11, 2008
I can't believe I missed this little 80's gem until now! Okay, the story is a little questionable - middle aged man gets with best friend's teenage daughter, and as for the topless running around on the beach - well! I can't imagine many fathers allowing that to happen! But in spite of this, and a young Demi Moore (heinous as usual, thank goodness her role in this is pretty minor), this is still an enjoyable and fun 80's movie. Michelle Johnson is great in this, wonder what ever happened to her, welll, she totally overacts, but it fits in so well with the whole over the top story. Good trashy fun.
Red L

Super Reviewer

September 18, 2007
Michael Caine plays a reluctant lover to the daughter of his best friend on a vacation in Rio. His acting is pretty good, but the movie gets worse as it ages.
deano
deano

Super Reviewer

December 4, 2006
The shaky affair is held together by another outstanding performance by Michael Caine as the conscience-stricken, reluctant lover.
moviefan1725
moviefan1725

Super Reviewer

March 23, 2009
In the 80's Michael Caine was the busiest man in Hollywood. The man never stopped working, and appeared in so many movies, it was impossible not to miss some. A perfect example is this overlooked gem from 1984. Caine plays a middle aged man in a failing marriage that goes on a vacation to Rio with his daughter, his best friend, and his best friends daughter. He goes middle aged crazy and has an affair with his friends daughter, and then almost goes crazy for real when his friend discovers she has slept with someone, and makes it his mission to find out who. Caine is perfect in the role, sympathetic and hilarious in the sly way only an Englishman can be. Joseph Bologna steals every scene he's in as his suffering best friend, and walks away with the best lines in the movie. There's also an appearance by a young Demi Moore, and anyone who wants to confirm for themselves whether or not she had plastic surgery can see here for themselves. She does appear topless, and uses her long hair to cover up what little she has up there. Speaking of topless, the movie also introduces us the UBER-HOT Michelle Johnson, who plays the object of Caine's affections. A natural beauty with the second best breasts of the 80's, following only Phoebe Cates. The girl has plentiful natural curves that are on full display several times in the movie. So you have an Academy Award winning actor at the top of his comedic game, a mesmerzing young leading lady, a sexy, touching, and comedic love affair, all set against the gorgeous backdrops of Rio de Jinerio. A real lost gem from the 80's.
July 6, 2007
A really interesting film about a yopunger girl who falls for her father's older friend while vacationing in Rio de Janeiro. A great and funny film about love. Michael Caine, Demi Moore, Joseph Bolonga, and Michelle Johnson star in this 1984 comedy film.
Astrotrain
April 27, 2007
Interesting twist, two friends go on vacation to Rio, friend#1's daughter falls in love with friend#2 (Kane), and one thing leads to another. Great music, and may I add lots of topless chicks.
moviempress
January 22, 2007
Only Michael Caine walking around acting uncomfortable all the time provided the sole comic moments in the film. His object of affection provided iminimal emotional attachment and the monologues to camera were unneccesary and pulled out of the already less than developed plot.
us007ed
February 1, 2014
If you can get past the uncomfortable subject matter, there is a lot of laughs to be had.
July 24, 2013
awesome trash- totally dated and creepy. but i still like it!
May 29, 2013
ignore the critics, who must be catering to their humorless prudish wives. light hearted romantic comedy with politically incorrect amounts of eye candy.
September 13, 2012
The friends do not go to Rio on business. Lambada partner? And Caine WAS having fun...
September 2, 2012
This is like a pedophilic old man's wet dream. Revolting.
August 13, 2012
Love this movie. With all the complicated, over the top, big bugdet films, this one reminds me of simple plots of the 80"s.
November 30, 2011
This rating is extremely misleading, I love this movie...Very clever humor, I could watch it every day...
August 15, 2011
I loved this movie..funny, outrageous and well written.
Dave J
April 18, 2011
Monday, April 18, 2011

(1984) Blame It On Rio
COMEDY

This movie may have started the trend often shown on raunchy comedies coming out of France and Italian cinema and in Italian horror, in terms of the idea of fortunate old men and young teenage girls falling head over heels for them is basically an excuse to see young girls topless all the time! In this scenerio stars the always chrismatic veteran actor Michael Caine, but if they use some other unknown no- name Joe Blow, in my opinion may not have received very much attraction or understanding between it's one-note characters! Even though, much of the audience are going to be males (especially underage teenagers whatever that would be) who would enjoy this which if the jokes fall flat, don't mind galvanizing often topless scenes of actress Michelle Johnson! To sum it up, both the harmless "G" rated story and it's jokes can be overshadowed by unfamily like R rated nudity, a film that may have done before, perhaps with Jack Lemmon or some other but without the nudity!

2 out of 4
Luc L.
November 24, 2010
A relaxing film. Mild comedy.
Captain Hindsight
July 30, 2010
I hate to be such a minority as this film is subject to a lot of hate, but I actually really enjoyed myself. It was funny as hell and, to be perfectly honest, incredibly sexy (which is odd when your watching it with your parents). So, no, its not a fantastic film, but it does well as a guilty pleasure.
Del Taco
May 11, 2010
Bright, lively, comedic fun. Musical and comedy filmmaking legend, Stanley Donen, retired after directing this overlooked gem. Police Academy came out at the same time, and ended up stealing most of the comedy dollars in Spring 1984, but of the two, this is the one I still remember most, and revisit. Still funny as ever.

Buddies Michael Caine and Joseph Bologna's take their families on vacation in Rio. Things turn complicated as Bologna's stunningly gorgeous 17 year old daughter, Michelle Johnson, who is madly in love with 43 year old Caine, makes her move. He tries his best to resist her charms, but one drunken night on the beach, he gives in to temptation.

Caine can't bear to face his friend, and hilarity escalates as Bologna is determined to find and kill the guy who took advantage of his daughter, and Caine desperately tries to hide his guilt, all the while trying to fight off further advances from Michelle, but knows he's doomed.

A pre implant, Demi Moore, plays Caine's daughter, and provides some sobering advice to her dad, and he makes the valid point that she is more mature than he is.

Abundant female nudity ( it is Rio after all ), laugh out loud sexual hijinks, creatively embarrassing situations, beautiful location shooting, all anchored by one of Caine's funniest performances. And I loved the narrative device of the characters breaking the third wall, giving their own running commentary, directly to the audience. Commentary that turns bittersweet towards the end, but it's the right approach by Donen. He ends his film career on a high note.
Ric S.
May 1, 2010
FUNNY, FUNNY, FUNNY. If you are a mindless, uneducated prude you will dislike this movie. If you enjoy laughing and you are not a "politically correct" moron you will be glad you saw this movie.
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