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Illegally Yours (1988)

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Peter Bogdanovich's screwball comedy stars Rob Lowe as Richard Dice, a juror who discovers that the woman on trial is also his unrequited high school love.
Rating:
PG (adult situations/language)
Genre:
Comedy
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Studio:
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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Cast

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
Hilroy Distin
as Reggae Singer
Howard Hirdler
as Harry Crumrine
Kathy "Kat" Estocin
as "Fountain of Youth" Tourist
L.B. Straten
as Sharon Woolrich
David Reeves
as Arnie, the Blackmailer
F.R. Haire Jr.
as "Fountain of Youth" Tourist
Jay Glick
as Mailman
Jim McDonald
as Sonja's Boyfriend
Donald Wassler
as Gas Station Attendant
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
Eric Small
as Jerome
Alan Mandell
as Juror #8
Steve Zurk
as Security Guard
Theresa Hassett
as Reporter
Thomas Fallon
as Wall Hanger
Richard Lavery
as Reporter
Anna Thea
as Ms. Temple
Robert J. Wedyck
as Reporter
Richard DeSpain
as Record Store Manager
Kathleen Cody
as Cable-TV Housewife
Earl Poole Ball
as Party Singer/Pianist
Anthony Pellicano
as Mr. Norris
Irma Plummer
as TV Announcer
Dominick "Nick" Nicklo
as Radio Policeman
Doreen Chalmers
as Mrs. Walker
Wendy Catherine Hummel
as Girl with Dart Rifle
Richard de Spain
as Record Store Manager
Bobby Mencner
as Kid with Helmet
J. Michael Tiedeberg
as Kid's Father
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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Critic Reviews for Illegally Yours

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
Variety
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | August 17, 2010
TV 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
Film4

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
Aj V

Super Reviewer

Honestly if it weren't for the wit in the commentary by the narrator in this one it would have been so boring. But the conspiracy in it is so out there that it's actually pretty funny. It is kinda stupid but what would you expect form a movie from 1988, it's stereotypical of the time and it was at least a little bit of fun.

Sarah Helwig
Sarah Helwig

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

Cassie Hill
Cassie Hill

Super Reviewer

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