Two of a Kind [DVD] [1983]

  • SKU: 7143619
  • Release Date: 06/01/2004
  • Rating: PG
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, the duo that lit up the screen in the film version of the musical Grease, re-teamed for this 1983 heavenly romantic comedy. Directed by John Herzfeld, Two of a Kind finds God contemplating wiping out the human race and starting from scratch. A group of angels plead with The Almighty to reconsider and he agree to give humankind another shot if they can make Travolta and Newton-John fall for each other. The film is given a straightforward DVD treatment on its debut release. Void of any special features, the disc includes both widescreen and full-screen transfers as well as Dolby Digital Surround Sound. Additionally, there are Dolby Digital Mono track that have been dubbed in Spanish and French and subtitles in English and Spanish.
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Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (3 out of 3)

Special Features


  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis


Two of a Kind
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John attempt to rekindle the box office sparks of Grease with this screwball fantasy comedy. The tale begins during a golf match in heaven among four angels --Charlie (Charles Durning), Earl (Scatman Crothers), Gonzales (Castulo Guerra), and Ruth (Beatrice Straight)-- who have been in charge of heaven for the last twenty-five years. But their game is interrupted by God (voice of Gene Hackman), who has now returned to the office and doesn't like what he sees down on earth. God wants to order up another flood and start all over again, but the angels persuade God to reconsider, reasoning that if a typical earth man can reform, it would prove that all mankind is capable of it. God agrees to the scheme and the typical man selected is Zack Melon (John Travolta) a failed inventor who, threatened by loan sharks, decides to hold up a bank. Zack points his gun at bank teller Debbie Wylder (Olivia Newton-John) and she gives him all of the money. But when Zack peers into the sack after the robbery, he sees that Debbie has substituted bank deposit slips for the cash and realizes that she has kept the money for herself. Zack tracks her down to reclaim his stolen money and the two fall in love. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

Cast & Crew


  • John Travolta
    John Travolta - Zack Melon
  • Olivia Newton-John
    Olivia Newton-John - Debbie Wylder
  • Charles Durning
    Charles Durning - Charlie
  • Beatrice Straight
    Beatrice Straight - Ruth
  • Scatman Crothers
    Scatman Crothers - Earl



Customer rating

4.7
100%
would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John!!!

    Posted
    BearCub1970
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    A big fan of theirs since GREASE!! A cute movie. Pulses to Olivias songs so it worth a look. Its cool to see how their careers really changed and took off!! a few funny moments and it never looked so good. I think I was 17 the last time I saw it... Im 47 now!! WOOWW!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    If you love Olivia Newton-John?

    Posted
    Mack
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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Xanadu , Grease . Two of a Kind, all ONJ vehicles. Great, I was originally trying to locate the soundtrack but to no avail.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great on screen duo

    Posted
    risingstar

    The story was not good. The music and main actors were the best things about the movie.

    I would recommend this to a friend


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