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Ruthless People (1986)

R 06/26/1986 (US) Comedy 1h 33m

Sam Stone's wife has just been kidnapped... And he doesn't want her back!


A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation—without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.

  1. Jim Abrahams


  2. Jerry Zucker


  3. David Zucker


  4. Dale Launer


  5. O. Henry


Top Billed Cast

  1. Danny DeVito

    Danny DeVito

    Sam Stone

  2. Bette Midler

    Bette Midler

    Barbara Stone

  3. Judge Reinhold

    Judge Reinhold

    Ken Kessler

  4. Helen Slater

    Helen Slater

    Sandy Kessler

  5. Anita Morris

    Anita Morris

    Carol Dodsworth

  6. Bill Pullman

    Bill Pullman

    Earl James Mott

  7. William G. Schilling

    William G. Schilling

    Chief Henry Benton

  8. Art Evans

    Art Evans

    Lt. Bender

  9. Clarence Felder

    Clarence Felder

    Lt. Walters

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Ruthless People
Ruthless People

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $11,000,000.00

Revenue $71,600,000.00


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