Big Trouble

Synopsis: Insurance agent plots with client to kill her nutty husband.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): John Cassavetes
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
93 min

You can't treat people like they're

criminals. Man have a family.

- They think I'm an idiot.

- What's his story?

Reports his car stolen,

a '78 Bonneville. I check it out.

I find the car in a chop shop.

No forced entry. Ignition intact.

I throw the claim out.

Len, wanna congratulate you.

- Heard the boys made Yale.

- Right.

No way you can afford it.

- I don't wanna talk about it.

- Talk to Winslow.

- Winslow?

- Yeah. His whole family went to Yale.

Grandfather, all the kids.

Maybe he'd help.

- I can't talk to Winslow.

- Len, no harm trying, right?

So he puts his arm around her

and she grabbed him...

...did an airplane spin and

threw him out the window.

- Mr. Hoffman's here.

- Send him in.

- Mr. Hoffman?

- It turns out that...

- Come in, Hoffman. Come in.

- You're busy.

No, please, come in, come in.

- Hoffman.

- Good to see you, sir.

- You came to talk about Yale.

- Yeah, not for myself.

I have three boys and...

Johnson, Samson. Mr. Hoffman.

- How do you do?

- Hello. Nice to meet you.

- Come in here and we can talk.

- Fine.

- Let's walk. What do you say?

- Yes.

Every time I laugh, I get upset

for the rest of the day.

I'd like to get away

from all these people.

- Open the door, will you, please?

- Open it, Jim.

Yale, huh?

- Yes. I have three sons...

- Is this thing open or not?

Here we go. My wife wants me to pick

something up. Come on in.

Thank you.

Anyway, I have three sons

and they're all...

I have three sons.

They're brilliant, wonderful

musicians and terrific kids.

They've been accepted into Yale.

But the economic situation being

what it is...

We can't overreach ourselves,

can we?

No. That's why I'm asking you.

So many people overreach

themselves. It's a national tragedy.

My wife wants me to pick this up. What

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Andrew Bergman

Andrew Bergman (born February 20, 1945) is an American screenwriter, film director, and novelist. New York magazine in 1985 dubbed him "The Unknown King of Comedy". His best known films include Blazing Saddles, The In-Laws, and The Freshman. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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