Tin Men script
Tin Men (1987)
Synopsis: Door-to-door aluminum-siding salesmen Bill "B.B." Babowsky (Richard Dreyfuss) and Ernest Tilley (Danny DeVito) are professional rivals in an industry known for shady dealings and high-pressure sales. But their rivalry goes from professional to personal after a minor car accident that neither are willing to take the blame for. As the hatred between the two men grows to near insane levels, B.B. decides to take it even further by seducing and having an affair with Tilley's wife (Barbara Hershey).

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9 INT. TILLEY'S CAR - DAY 9

Tilley is doing neck exercises, rolling his head fromleft to right as he drives. He sees a red light aheadand starts to slow down, continuing to roll his head.

10 EXT. BB'S CADILLAC - DAY 10

BB sees the light is red and starts to back into the

street.

11 INT. TILLEY'S CAR - DAY 11

Tilley rolls his head back as he slows to 15 miles anhour.

12 EXT. BB'S CADILLAC - DAY 12

BB backs into the street thinking that Tilley's car isgoing to stop.

13 INT. TILLEY'S CAR - DAY 13

Tilley is still rolling his head.

CUT TO:

14 EXT. STREET - DAY 14

Tilley's Cadillac and BB's Cadillac CRASH into oneanother. The entire right rear of BB's shiny, baby-blueCadillac is smashed. Both men are shocked and momentarily

confused. After a beat, both Tilley and BB boltfrom their cars. Tilley looks at his buckled hood. BB

races up to Tilley's face.

BB:

Are you a lunatic? Can't you seeI'm trying to back out of thislot? There's a red light, youshoulda stopped.

TILLEY:

Me? What are you, crazy? You

just want to back into the middleof the street like that. A man's

just driving along and you backinto the middle of the street.

What kind of driving is that?

What kind of driving?

(CONTINUED)

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Barry Levinson

Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor. Levinson's best-known works are comedy-drama and drama films such as Diner (1982); The Natural (1984); Good Morning, Vietnam (1987); Bugsy (1991); and Wag the Dog (1997). He won the Academy Award for Best Director for Rain Man (1988) which also won the Academy Award for Best Picture. more…

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