Synopsis: One step short of larceny, the aluminum siding salesmen in this movie sell their wares, compete with each other, and engage in a lot of great dialog. Tin Men focuses on the rivalry between BB Babowsky and Ernest Tilley. At the same time, the end of small world of which they are kings looms near as a government probe investigates their industry.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Actors: Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito, Barbara Hershey, John Mahoney
 
IMDB:
6.5
Rotten Tomatoes:
80%
R
Year:
1987
112 min
338 Views

5.

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)

6.

14 CONTINUED 14

BB:

There's a red light, I'm making

a space for myself... that's

what I'm doing, in order to get

into the street... that's

something ya do!

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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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