Moving

Synopsis: Meet Arlo Pear! He's a family man with a loving wife, a rebellious daughter, twin sons, and a half-dead dog, he's also got a nice job with the city in New Jersey. He's a mass transit engineer. But one day Arlo is fired so he must try to get another job. He finds a similar one to his old one, except it's in Boise, Idaho. Sounds good to Arlo, so he can finally get away from his insane neighbor who has a lawn mower the size of Pennsylvania. Only problem, how to break it to the family? The decision is soon made: they're moving. Now they've got to sell their house which has hilarious results, so now they need to get movers. Two former cons now movers show up with King Kong Bundy. Now, they gotta find a new house in Idaho. They soon find their dream house, so they return to New Jersey and head off to Boise. Arlo hires a man (Dana Carvey) to drive his SAAB to Idaho, not knowing he's a man of eight personalities. And if that isn't bad enough, their new house is not what they expected, and thei
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Alan Metter
Production: Warner Home Video
 
IMDB:
6.1
Metacritic:
36
R
Year:
1988
89 min
184 Views


F*ck you!

The wrong finger.

I gave the man

the wrong finger!

Sweetheart,

it's all right!

No, it's not.

I stood in his face

for 10 minutes

arguing

and held up

my index finger.

The wrong finger!

Arlo, sit down.

Listen to me.

Don't torture yourself.

Ok? We'll be fine.

You are a terrific

transportation engineer,

one of the best

in the country.

Now, tomorrow morning,

we'll put a new rsum

together,

and by the end of the week,

you'll have your choice

of jobs. You'll see.

I gave him

the wrong finger!

I said on the porch!

Is this a porch?

Huh? Does it look

like a porch to you?

It looks like

a shrub to me!

Now pay attention!

Shrub!

Green, leafy!

Shrub!

Porch!

Flat, concrete,

hard, brick!

Porch!

Shrub!

Porch!

You got it now,

soldier?! Huh?

Yes, sir.

Sorry, sir.

Hey!

What are you

starin' at?

Get in

the house, boys.

Come on. Don't make

eye contact.

Is your old man still

lookin' for a job?

Tell him we could use

a good paperboy around here!

This kid ain't cuttin' it!

I'm calling

about the Ginsu knives.

Arlo pear.

P...E...A...R.

He won't remember me.

Sure he will.

He danced with you

3 times that night.

But, Natalie,

he's different.

I mean, look at him.

Will you shut up

and get in there?

Come on, move your feet.

Left, right.

That's it.

It's called walking.

No problem.

You got it.

Hi. Can I help you?

I'm just looking.

Hey, we met

at the party.

Party?

Right. At Duane's house.

I'm Kevin.

Oh, yeah, right.

I thought I'd never

find you again.

Really?

I wanted to call you,

but I didn't know

your number.

Well, it's

in the book.

I didn't know

your name.

Well, that's

in the book, too.

How about puttin' it

in this book?

Ok.

Ok. Bye.

Bye.

- So, what happened?

- Come on.

We're going

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Andy Breckman

Andrew Ross "Andy" Breckman (born March 3, 1955) is an American television and film writer and a radio personality on WFMU. He is the creator and executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning television series Monk on the USA Network, and is co-host of WFMU radio's long-running conceptual comedy program Seven Second Delay. He has written screenplays for a number of comedy films including Sgt. Bilko (starring Steve Martin) and Rat Race (directed by Jerry Zucker), and is frequently hired as a "script doctor" to inject humorous content into scripts written by other screenwriters. His production bio at USA Network says, "He has trouble making friends." more…

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