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The In-Laws (15-Jun-1979)

Director: Arthur Hiller

Writer: Andrew Bergman

Music by: John Morris

Producers: Arthur Hiller; William Sackheim

Keywords: Comedy, Wedding

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alan Arkin
Actor
26-Mar-1934   Catch 22
Ed Begley, Jr.
Actor
16-Sep-1949   Meet the Applegates
Nancy Dussault
Actor
30-Jun-1936   Too Close for Comfort
Art Evans
Actor
27-Mar-1942   A Soldier's Story
Peter Falk
Actor
16-Sep-1927 23-Jun-2011 Detective Columbo
Arlene Golonka
Actor
23-Jan-1939   Millie Swanson in Mayberry RFD
James Hong
Actor
22-Feb-1929   Indeed!
Michael Lembeck
Actor
25-Jun-1948   Max Horvath on One Day at a Time
Richard Libertini
Actor
21-May-1933   The In-Laws
David Paymer
Actor
30-Aug-1954   Mr. Saturday Night
Paul L. Smith
Actor
5-Feb-1939   Midnight Express

CAST

Peter Falk   ...   Vince Ricardo
Alan Arkin   ...   Sheldon Kornpett
co-starring
Richard Libertini   ...   Gen. Garcia
Nancy Dussault   ...   Carol Kornpett
Penny Peyser   ...   Barbara Kornpett
Arlene Golonka   ...   Jean Ricardo
Michael Lembeck   ...   Tommy Ricardo
Paul L. Smith   ...   Mo
Carmine Caridi   ...   Angie
Ed Begley, Jr.   ...   Barry Lutz
Sammy Smith   ...   Mr. Hirschorn
featuring
James Hong   ...   Bing Wong
Barbara Dana   ...   Bank Teller
Rozsika Halmos   ...   Mrs. Adelman
Alvaro Carcano   ...   Edgardo
Jorge Zepeda   ...   Carlos
Sergio Calderón   ...   Alfonso
David Paymer   ...   Cab Driver
Kent Williams   ...   Ski Mask
John Hancock   ...   T Man #1
John Finnegan   ...   Deliveryman #1
Brass Adams   ...   Deliveryman #2
Eduardo Noriega   ...   Sen. Jesus Braunschweiger
Peter Miller   ...   Bank Manager
Danny Kwan   ...   Billy Wong
Maurice Sneed   ...   Paint Boy
Jim Goodwin   ...   Guard
Mitchell Group   ...   Second Guard
Rosanna Soto   ...   Evita
and
Carmen Dragon   ...   Carmen Dragon
Hanna King   ...   Vicki
Dick Wieand   ...   Al
Carlos Montalbo   ...   Lieutenant
Tom Degidon   ...   Bartender
Tony Di Falco   ...   T Man #2
John Day   ...   T Man #3
Art Evans   ...   Driver
John Hostetter   ...   Workman
Bill Houston   ...   Officer
Terry Bolo   ...   Ad Lib #1
Drew Michaels   ...   Ad Lib #2
Judith Garwood   ...   Ad Lib #3
Ellen Clark   ...   Ad Lib #4

REVIEWS

Review by Kristi (posted on 10-Jun-2007)

One of THE most hilarious comedy teams since Abbot/Costello. This film earns a ranking in the AFI's top 100 funniest fims of all time. Both Arkin and Falk are at their comedic best; the timing is natural and perfect. A tremendously funny movie; I suggest you wear Depends when viewing this film!


Review by Daniel Gaskell (posted on 3-Oct-2005)

I saw this film through network television in 1984. NBC ran this several times in the early eighties, but I've only seen it once. Not quite slapstick, the plot has at least one silly character who plots to relieve Falk and Arkin from the US $100? Treasury Printing Plate. Falk plays a defecting government agent who helped with several historically large figures (JFK, one CIA director, etc.) but is unhappy with his pension. The premise is that Falk has stolen a bill plate from the Treasury and Arkin (a relative) discovers it in his basement by mistake. Wanting to correct the error of Falks' ways, Arkin travels with him to dissuade him from padding his future with authentic but illegally made bills. In the tradition of Columbo, Falk bumbles his way through dangerous but hiliarious scenes and in my senior year of High School this seemed to be the funniest film I'd ever seen.


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