Big Trouble
Big Trouble (1986)

It took nearly two years after its completion for Big Trouble to reach the big screen. Peter Falk and Alan Arkin are respectively cast as a shady wheeler-dealer and an uptight family man. Strapped for the cash necessary to send his son to… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 30, 1986
DVD Release Date: July 22, 2003
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's not top-notch Cassavetes, but is still watchable.

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James Rocchi

Sprawling comedy has a few laughs in it -- and the specter of recent events hanging over it.

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TV Guide

Cassavetes here applies his remarkable talent for social observation in a light-comedy context and creates one of the strangest, and in many ways most frustrating, screen comedies in recent years.

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Chris Robe

It's distressing that his last film, Big Trouble, appears to capitulate to just that sort of formula.

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Jonathan Hutchings
I really like "non-studio Cassavetes" much better.