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Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime

  1. Elaine May

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. Warren Beatty

    Warren Beatty

    Lyle Rogers

  2. Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman

    Chuck Clarke

  3. Isabelle Adjani

    Isabelle Adjani

    Shirra Assel

  4. Charles Grodin

    Charles Grodin

    Jim Harrison

  5. Jack Weston

    Jack Weston

    Marty Freed

  6. Tess Harper

    Tess Harper


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget $55,000,000.00

Revenue $14,375,181.00

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Release Information

  • May 15, 1987
    PG-13, Theatrical



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