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There Goes the Neighborhood

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There Goes the Neighborhood

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
performer:
Jeff Daniels, Catherine O'Hara, Dabney Coleman, Hector Elizondo, Judith Ivey, Rhea Perlman
director:
Bill Phillips
author:
Bill Phillips
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a D+

A prison shrink (Daniels), a gaggle of convicts, and some would-be wacko suburbanites tear up two houses looking for $8.5 million in what is essentially a TV-caliber farce with elephantiasis. The cast of There Goes the Neighborhood (which also includes Hector Elizondo, Rhea Perlman, Dabney Coleman, and Judith Ivey) is game, but the tone is terminally hip and the whole concept of people breaking their necks over money is fairly rank. Wrong decade, folks. D+