Illegally Yours (1988) - Rotten Tomatoes

Illegally Yours (1988)




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Rob Lowe stars in this screwball comedy as Richard Dice, the college dropout who comes back home to St. Augustine, Florida to get his act together. He is selected for jury duty and falls for the defendant Molly Gilbert (Colleen Camp), a young woman he later recognizes as his grade-school sweetheart. Richard tries to gather the evidence that will lead to her acquittal. He is not alone in his pursuit of an elusive audiotape that recorded the murder for which Molly is on trial. Jessica James plays Richard's mother, who is courted by Freddie Boneflecker (Rick Jason). Johnny Cash sings some tunes co-written with director Peter Bogdanovich.more
Rating: PG (adult situations/language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: M.A. Stewart, Max Dickens, Ken Finkleman, Peter Bogdanovich
On DVD: Jul 12, 2005
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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Rob Lowe
as Richard Dice
Colleen Camp
as Molly Gilbert
Kenneth Mars
as Hal B. Keeler
Harry Carey Jr.
as Wally Finnegan
Kim Myers
as Suzanne Keeler
Marshall Colt
as Donald Cleary
Linda MacEwen
as Ruth Harrison
Rick Jason
as Freddie Boneflecker
Jessica James
as Mrs. Evelyn Dice
Ira Heiden
as Andrew Dice
George Morfogen
as Judge Norman Meckel
Tony Longo
as Konrat
Howard Hirdler
as Harry Crumrine
Hilroy Distin
as Reggae Singer
L.B. Straten
as Sharon Woolrich
Kathy "Kat" Estocin
as "Fountain of Youth" ...
F.R. Haire Jr.
as "Fountain of Youth" ...
David Reeves
as Arnie, the Blackmail...
Jay Glick
as Mailman
Jim McDonald
as Sonja's Boyfriend
Donald Wassler
as Gas Station Attendan...
Jim Shipp
as Old Guard
C.T. Wakefield
as Jury Selection Man
Lee Ralls
as Mrs. Sobel
Laura Sullivan
as Defense Counsel
Leon Rippy
as Prosecutor
Tom Nowicki
as Court Clerk
Nell Schaap
as Mrs. Kockenbakker
Ruth Reddinger
as Alternate Juror
Steve Foley
as Taxi Driver
Jason Klassi
as Keeler's Workman
Alan Mandell
as Juror #8
Eric Small
as Jerome
Steve Zurk
as Security Guard
Thomas Fallon
as Wall Hanger
Anna Thea
as Ms. Temple
Richard DeSpain
as Record Store Manager
Kathleen Cody
as Cable-TV Housewife
Earl Poole Ball
as Party Singer/Pianist
Irma Plummer
as TV Announcer
Dominick "Nick" Nick...
as Radio Policeman
Doreen Chalmers
as Mrs. Walker
Wendy Catherine Humm...
as Girl with Dart Rifle
Richard de Spain
as Record Store Manager
Bobby Mencner
as Kid with Helmet
Ernest Goldsmith
as Tour-Bus Man
Antonia Bogdanovich
as Reggae Singer
Tim Y.T. Chin
as Ambassador Ting
Dan Foley
as TV Technician
Phyllis Alexion
as Tour Bus Woman
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

An embarrassingly unfunny attempt at screwball comedy, marking a career nadir for producer-director Peter Bogdanovich and his miscast star Rob Lowe.

Full Review… | March 24, 2009
Top Critic

The film isn't funny, but it's hard to figure out why.

Full Review… | August 17, 2010
TV Guide's Movie Guide

...none of this is even remotely funny.

Full Review… | July 11, 2005
Reel Film Reviews

[Bogdanovich] tries to emphasize the laughs rather than concentrating on characterization.

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

August 5, 2005

Audience Reviews for Illegally Yours

A funny romance comedy with the handsome Rob Lowe, and a good supporting cast. I enjoyed this movie, it's not great, but it's funny and I liked it.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

Rob Lowe we love you, but why did you make this stupid movie.

Cassie Hill

Super Reviewer

Rob Lowe find his true love on trial for murder.

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

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