Too Much Sun (1991)




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In this riotous British satire, a conniving Catholic priest convinces a dying tycoon into writing the church into his will by having him add the following proviso: the tycoon's children will only inherit the fortune if one of them can produce an heir within one year after his death. If they fail, all the money will go to the Church. The priest is well aware that the magnate's son is gay and that his daughter is a lesbian. After the ailing fellow signs the will, the priest allows him to die. The two siblings soon find themselves pursued by two aspiring real estate agents who want some of that money for themselves and agree to let the middle-aged siblings adopt them. A voluptuous seductress also has her eye on the family fortune and she tries to sway the brother into giving her a go.
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Robert Downey Jr.
as Reed Richmond
Eric Idle
as Yacht Captain
Ralph Macchio
as Frank Della Rocca Jr.
Leo Rossi
as George Bianco
Howard Duff
as O.M. Rivers
James Hong
as Frank Sr.
Reed Richmond
as Robert Downey, Jr.
Lara Harris
as Sister Ursula
Jim Haynie
as Father Kelly
Marin Kanter
as Tiny Nun
Allan Arbus
as Vincent
Heidi Swedberg
as Sister Agnes
Jon Korkes
as Fuzby Robinson
Laura Ernst
as Susan Connor
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Mr. Downey is a funny man.

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Downey has become what every true satirist fears most: outdated.

May 12, 2001
Rolling Stone
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Although kicking off with a wickedly zany spoof of the spoiled rich, in which precious poodles are whisked off to a canine Club Med, the film's inventiveness quickly spirals downward.

Full Review… | February 27, 2008
TV Guide

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July 23, 2005

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July 1, 2004
Los Angeles CityBeat

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