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Improper Channels (1981)

PG
92 min | Comedy

A couple fights for justice to get their injured daughter out of a foster care center.
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Director
Writers
Morrie Ruvinsky (screenplay) (original story) | Ian Sutherland (screenplay) | Adam Arkin (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Anthony B. Richmond (as Anthony Richmond)
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$ 3,600,000
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Release date
May 22, 1981 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Alan Arkin
Jeffery Martley Jeffery Martley   See fewer
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Mariette Hartley
Diana Martley Diana Martley   See fewer
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Monica Parker
Gloria Washburn Gloria Washburn   See fewer
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Harry Ditson
Harold Clevish Harold Clevish   See fewer
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Sarah Stevens
Nancy Martley Nancy Martley   See fewer
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Leslie Yeo
Fred Reeves Fred Reeves   See fewer
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Richard W. Farrell
Fraser (as Richard Farrell) Fraser (as Richard Farrell)   See fewer
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Martin Yan
Sherman Hu Sherman Hu   See fewer
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Ruth Springford
Mrs. Wharton Mrs. Wharton   See fewer
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Tony Rosato
Dr. Arpenthaler Dr. Arpenthaler   See fewer
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Philip Akin
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Harvey Atkin
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Richard Blackburn
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Jessica Booker
Mrs. Gherkin Mrs. Gherkin   See fewer
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Ken Camroux-Taylor
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Leslie Carlson
Bucci (as Les Carlson) Bucci (as Les Carlson)   See fewer
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Miss Klein Miss Klein   See fewer
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Benjamin Gordon
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Joyce Gordon
Dr. Peacock Dr. Peacock   See fewer
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Lady in Hospital Lady in Hospital   See fewer
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Lynda Mason Green
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Alf Humphreys
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Bernie Bernie   See fewer
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Kate Lynch
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Marianne McIsaac
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Patrick Patterson
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Stephanie Shouldus
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Linda Verry
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Mary Charlotte Wilcox
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5.8 / 10 | 125 votes