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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
James Belushi
Loryn Locklin
Charles Grodin
Directors
Arthur Hiller
Screenwriters
JJ Abrams
Jill Mazursky
Running Time
107 minutes

Filofax
Heavily referenced comedy in which James Belushi takes a step up in the social strata


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Plot
Con Jimmy Dworski is 48-hours away from becoming a freeman, but wins a pair of World Series tickets he won't be out in time to see. With the help of other prisoners he hatches a plan to escape. Jimmystumples upon the treasured filofoax of ad evectutive Spencer Barns and starts living the life of luxury in his mansion.


Verdict
Cheesy and predictable with a rare redeeming giggle now and again.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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