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Mixed Nuts (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 21 December 1994 (USA)
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The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.

Director:

Nora Ephron

Writers:

Nora Ephron (screenplay), Delia Ephron (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Martin ... Philip
Madeline Kahn ... Mrs. Munchnik
Robert Klein ... Mr. Lobel
Anthony LaPaglia ... Felix
Juliette Lewis ... Gracie
Rob Reiner ... Dr. Kinsky
Adam Sandler ... Louie
Liev Schreiber ... Chris
Rita Wilson ... Catherine
Parker Posey ... Rollerblader
Jon Stewart ... Rollerblader
Joely Fisher ... Susan
Steven Randazzo Steven Randazzo ... Detective
Christine Cavanaugh ... Police
Henry Brown ... Police
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Storyline

Philip runs a crisis hotline with Catherine and Mrs Munchnik. That's the easy part, now it gets tricky... Stanley loves evicting people and he evicts Philip. Philip loves helping people and he is loved by Catherine. Catherine is loved by Louie who loves writing songs. Chris loves dancing to songs and loves to wear large dresses. Gracie also loves to wear large dresses because she's pregnant. She loves the baby's father, Felix, who loves to paint. That just leaves Mrs. Munchnik who hasn't been loved by anybody in a very long time. Written by Tim McSmythurs <Tim.McSmythurs@swindon.ericsson.se>

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Taglines:

A Comedy On The Edge

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night Before Xmas See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,307,850, 26 December 1994

Gross USA:

$6,821,850

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,821,850
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Company Credits

Production Co:

TriStar Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The cast includes several actors who appeared as guests or played roles on The Larry Sanders Show (1992): Jon Stewart, Adam Sandler, Steven Wright, Haley Joel Osment, Rob Reiner, and Garry Shandling. See more »

Goofs

Felix slips the suspender onto his left arm once, then again when the shot changes, when he puts the Santa suit back on in the bathroom. See more »

Quotes

[Philip gives Mrs. Munchnik her Christmas gift]
Mrs. Munchnik: A fruitcake?
Philip: Yes.
Mrs. Munchnik: Remarkably like the one I gave you last year.
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Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Movies with Great Casts (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

O Christmas Tree
Traditional tune, lyrics by Ernst Anschütz (uncredited)
Performed by Aretha Franklin
From the Album "A Very Special Christmas 2"
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Snoresville....
1 September 2003 | by firemans07See all my reviews

This has to be on my bottom list. I watched this just to see Christine Cavanaugh as "The Cop". Much to my supris it doesn't even show her face. I took this right out of the VCR before I finished, a rare spiel. Trash this one and rent Christmas Vacation.


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