Brewster's Millions
Brewster's Millions (1985)

This 1985 take on the oft-remade comedy focuses on a baseball player who unexpectedly falls into 300 million dollars inheritance -- but to get it, he must spend 30 million dollars in 30 days. The player immediately embarks on a wild… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 22, 1985
DVD Release Date: May 12, 1998
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a justifiably forgotten relic of the 1980s.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One version too many of the classic comedy.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

A flat, gutless remake.

Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Tamed Pryor in '80s comedy with some salty language.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Hardly the finest version of this old yarn

Kevin Fiddler
Henderson Home News (Henderson, NV)

Classic Richard Pryor

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Lame recycled flick that wants to be "Arthur" and "Trading Places" but isn't.

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

A film of unrealized potential.

Clint Morris
Moviehole

Great to see Walter Hill shifting genres. Pryor is a standout.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
This was one of those early movies that kinda popped outta nowhere (for me). I think the earliest Pryor movies I remember seeing were double acts with Gene… More
Lady D'arbanville
A great concept for a Comedy and an enjoyable rewatch of the 80?s classic. Thought provokingly comical.
Lucas Martins
Brewster's Millions, present a intelligent plot, that could have a better screenplay, and a comic cast with Richard Pryor, John Candy, Hume Cronyn, Archie… More
Mike S
Good 80's fun! It's quite sad though that John Candy and Richard Pryor are no longer with us these days, because they sure brought a lot of splendor… More
Aj V
This is actually a remake of an older movie, but Pryor is such a great comedy actor, it's really his movie, and it's very entertaining.
danny d
one of the movie classics, great comedy

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