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Man Trouble has brilliant stars and the germ of an interesting idea in its favor, which makes the scattered, unfunny results even more of a disappointment. Read critic reviews

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Harry Bliss (Jack Nicholson) operates a struggling security service and contends with numerous personal problems, including a faltering marriage. When vocalist Joan Spruance (Ellen Barkin) is threatened and excessively harassed, she hires Harry to provide her with guard-dog protection. Joan opts to live with her sister, Andy (Beverly D'Angelo), and becomes involved with Harry, but the mysterious circumstances of those menacing her complicate things considerably.

Cast & Crew

Jack Nicholson
Eugene Earl Axline aka Harry Bliss
Ellen Barkin
Joan Spruance
Beverly D'Angelo
Andy Ellerman
Saul Rubinek
Laurence Moncrief
David Clennon
Lewie Duart
John Kapelos
Detective Melvenos
Lauren Tom
Adele Bliss
Paul Mazursky
Lee MacGreevy
Gary Graham
Butch Gable
Rebecca Broussard
Hospital Administrator
Carole Eastman
Screenwriter
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Critic Reviews for Man Trouble

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  • Jul 17, 2008
    How could a pairing of Nicolson and Barkin go wrong? I don't think you want to know.
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