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FULL SYNOPSIS

Two women with serious differences are forced to look out for each other in this anarchic comedy. Sandy ([[Performer~P102748~Bette Midler~bettemidler]]) and Lauren ([[Performer~P43119~Shelley Long~shelleylong]]) are a pair of struggling actresses who don't get along especially well -- and are even less fond of each other when they discover that they're both dating the same man, Michael ([[Performer~P15513~Peter Coyote~petercoyote]]). However, when Michael suddenly goes missing, they discover that he's actually an espionage agent working with a foreign government, and as they set out to find him, they learn that he has implicated them in his schemes. Now Sandy and Lauren are stuck with each other as they look for Michael while trying to outrun the law. Outrageous Fortune also stars [[Performer~P10949~George Carlin~georgecarlin]] as Frank, a burned-out '60s holdover who the women meet along the way. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:January 30, 1987

Cast

Shelley Long
as Lauren Ames
Bette Midler
as Sandy Brozinsky
Peter Coyote
as Michael
Robert Prosky
as Stanislov Korzenowski
John Schuck
as Atkins
George Carlin
as Frank
Anthony Heald
as Weldon
Ji-Tu Cumbuka
as Cab Driver
Barney Garcia
as Pick-Up Truck Rider
Mike Henry
as Russian
Anna Marie Wieder
as Ruby, Hooker
Coral Kassel
as Meter Maid
Joan McMurtrey
as Fencer #2
Sandra Eng
as Newswoman
Christopher McDonald
as George (as Chris McDonald)
Ebbe Roe Smith
as Russian
Bill Hart
as Boyd
Diana Bellamy
as Madam
Johnny Sanchez
as Puerto Rican Kid
Bunny Summers
as Costume Lady
Jerry Zaks
as Tobacco Clerk
Roger Engstrom
as Airport Husband
Bill Marcus
as Dispatcher
James McIntire
as Bartender
Barbara DeKins
as Airport Woman
Tony Epper
as Russell
Robert Pastorelli
as Dealer
Carol-Ann Susi
as Receptionist
R.G. Clayton
as Coroner
James Espinoza
as Pick-Up Truck Rider
Eyan Williams
as Black Girl Dancer
Lonna Montrose
as Airport Patron
Tammy Manville
as Ballet Dancer For Lauren
John de Santi
as Police Lieutenant
Philip L. Mead
as Airport Security Guard
Donald Ambabo
as Helicopter Pilot
Ade Small
as Ballet Teacher
Steve Rotblatt
as Eddie
Sally Brown
as Actress
Florence Stanley
as Ticket Agent
Gary Morgan
as Panansky
Neil Hunt
as Fencing Teacher
Thom Dillon
as Security Officer Brown
J.W. Smith
as Dealer
Bob O'Connell
as Gate Attendant
Greg Mace
as Policeman
Pat Santino
as Security Guard
Tom Lillard
as Vasily

Crew

Arthur Hiller
Director
Ted Field
Producer
Robert W. Cort
Producer
Leslie Dixon
Screenwriter
Alan Silvestri
Composer (Music Score)
Tom Rolf
Editor
Judith Stevens
Production Designer
Sandy Veneziano
Art Director
Peter V. Herald
Co-producer
Martin Mickelson
Co-producer
Jim Van Wyck
Associate Producer
Daniel Maltese
Set Designer
Gloria Gresham
Costume Designer
Dennis Dion
Special Effects
Jim Van Wyck
First Assistant Director
Glenn Wilder
Stunts
Lynn Stalmaster
Casting
Mali Finn
Casting
Del Armstrong
Makeup
Peter V. Herald
Unit Production Manager
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