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Arthur/Arthur 2: On the Rocks [2 Discs] [DVD]

  • SKU: 7287811
  • Release Date: 08/30/2005
  • Rating: PG

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (4 out of 4)

    Special Features

    • Arthur: Full-screen version
    • Arthur: Theatrical trailer
    • Arthur: Languages - English & Français
    • Arthur: Subtitles - English, Français & Español (feature film only)
    • Arthur 2: Widescreen (16x9 1.85:1) version
    • Arthur 2: Theatrical trailer
    • Arthur 2: Languages - English & Français (dubbed in Quebec)
    • Arthur 2: Subtitles - English, Français & Español (feature film only)
    • Closed Captioned


    Arthur 2: On the Rocks
    In this sequel to the 1981 hit comedy Arthur, the story picks up where it left off with the bibulous millionaire hero (Dudley Moore) marrying poverty-stricken Linda Marolla (Liza Minnelli) instead of going through with a prearranged wealthy marriage. The vengeful father (Stephen Elliott) of the justifiably jilted bride begins pulling a few crooked strings, and before long, Arthur is broke. Worse still, Linda is pregnant. Will Arthur crawl back into a bottle, or will he save the day? John Gielgud makes a cameo appearance as the ghost of the family-retainer character he played in the first Arthur, while Dudley Moore's real-life wife Brogan Lane shows up in a minor role. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    The ads for Arthur suggested that this was an obnoxious film about an obnoxious man, an eternally drunken millionaire indulging his every whim. Instead, Arthur (Dudley Moore) is a sweet, somewhat pathetic character whose millions have left him lonely and with no motivation in life. When the film opens, Arthur is on the threshold of an arranged marriage with simpering socialite Susan (Jill Eikenberry), whom he does not love. Everyone expects Arthur to behave himself, but nobody truly cares for his well-being, with the exception of father-figure butler Mr. Hobson (John Gielgud, who won an Oscar for his performance) and blue-collar shoplifter Linda (Liza Minnelli). Arthur would prefer to marry the lowly Linda, but his iron-willed grandmother (Geraldine Fitzgerald) threatens to pull the plug on his huge inheritance if he doesn't honor his position in life and go through with his marriage to Susan. A sequel, Arthur 2: On the Rocks, followed in 1988. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Dudley Moore
      Dudley Moore - Arthur Bach
    • Liza Minnelli
      Liza Minnelli - Linda Marolla
    • John Gielgud
      John Gielgud - Hobson
    • Geraldine Fitzgerald
      Geraldine Fitzgerald - Martha Bach
    • Paul Benedict
      Paul Benedict - Fairchild

    Customer rating

    Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 4 reviews

    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Arthur/Arthur 2 are funny

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      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      These movies are funny they stars the late Dudley Moore and John Gielgud it also stars Liza Minnelli Arthur and Arthur 2 is about the life of Arthur Bach and how he must marry Susan Johnson or loss all his money but Arthur falls in love for the first time with Linda Marolla with the help of his best friend and butler Hobson Arthur chooses love over money in Arthur 2 Arthur loses all his money because of Susan's father and Arthur must marry Susan if he wants his money back

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars



      I grew up watching this movie, and it never gets old. Moore's acting is great and I can't watch this without cracking up. it's a classic!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      Never received product

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      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I never received my movies the post office brought it to the wrong address and never got it back.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Drunk funny DVD

      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

      I highly recommend this movie and laugh till your tummy hurts funny.

      I would recommend this to a friend

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