Blame It on Rio [DVD] [1984]

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Synopsis

Blame It on Rio
This attempt to remake the clever 1977 French farce Un Moment d'Egarement stars Michael Caine as an executive named Matthew Hollis, who, together with friend Victor Lyons (Joseph Bologna), travels to Rio de Janeiro on business. Victor sets out on the town in search of a lambada partner, leaving Matthew to fend for himself against his friend's over-sexed teenage daughter (Michelle Johnson), who's come along for the ride. Soon, Matthew succumbs to her advances, despite his efforts to break off the affair, and finds himself a repeated statutory rapist, at least by American legal standards. The script plays out like an extended version of Three's Company, with lots of near-misses and dumb-dumb humor; critics aptly noticed Caine's apparent discomfort throughout the film. ~ Jeremy Beday, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Michael Caine
    Michael Caine - Matthew Hollis
  • Joseph Bologna
    Joseph Bologna - Victor Lyons
  • Valerie Harper
    Valerie Harper - Karen Hollis
  • Michelle Johnson
    Michelle Johnson - Jennifer Lyons
  • Jose Lewgoy
    Jose Lewgoy - Eduardo Marques
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