Crazy People
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Dudley Moore stars as Emory Lesson, an advertising genius whose finds himself committed to an insane asylum in Tony Bill's Crazy People. Emory becomes tired with creating phony ad campaigns and decides to create his own campaigns that tell the brutal truth. Since sex sells, Emory designs an explicit ad campaign consisting of unadorned sexuality. The campaign is so offensive that his colleagues have Emory put in a mental institution. At first Emory resists, but under the tutelage of a concerned psychiatrist, Dr. Liz Baylor (Mercedes Ruehl) and the tender love of Kathy (Daryl Hannah) a… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An abysmal, painfully unfunny comedy."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"A comedy which celebrates community and satirizes the advertising industry."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"An aggressively obnoxious comedy."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"Hilarious satire of the advertising industry!"
‑ Fred Topel,
"There are worse comedies and the ads are pretty funny."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"...never becomes anything more than an inoffensive time-waster..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Mostly contrived comedy/drama, although the "truth in advertising" campaign is hilarious."
‑ Brian Mckay,
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