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Fun with Dick and Jane

2 Ratings: 3.5
Comedy movie directed by Ted Kotcheff

Jane Fonda was so respected as a serious actress that her comedy chops sometimes were overlooked. But it should be remembered that her first real hits (Barefoot in the Park,Cat Ballou) were comedies. This underrated 1977 outing also played for laughs, … see full wiki

Director: Ted Kotcheff
Genre: Comedy
2 reviews about Fun with Dick and Jane
review by . January 29, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
Things were really tough in the mid and late-1970s. All around the country companies were laying people off. Union workers went on strike only to have their jobs given to scabs. Gas prices shot up at an incredible rate. Meanwhile, rich executives retired with huge bonuses or bankrupted their companies through seeming legal embezzling. FUN WITH DICK AND JANE is a social comedy commenting about everyone's foibles.    Dick Harper (George Segal) is an executive aeronautic engineer …
review by . December 13, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
FUN WITH DICK & JANE is a complete romp, delivering exactly what the title promises. George Segal and Jane Fonda deliver top-flight comedic performances as two rich yuppies who are suddenly bankrupt and resort to crime in order to continue their well-to-do lifestyles.    Though she earned most of her acclaim in dramatic roles, Fonda was always a fantastic comedy actress (her Corie Bratter in BAREFOOT IN THE PARK is still a delight to behold some 40-odd years later), and her work …
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