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The Ratings Game (1984)

Not Rated
TV Movie | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

A New Jersey trucker creates a hit TV show with help from his girlfriend in the ratings business.
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Tim Suhrstedt (as Timothy Suhrstedt)
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Updated Dec 15, 1984

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Dec 15, 1984 (United States)

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Danny DeVito
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Rhea Perlman
Francine Kester Francine Kester   See fewer
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Gerrit Graham
Parker Braithwaite Parker Braithwaite   See fewer
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Bernadette Birkett
Mrs. Sweeney Mrs. Sweeney   See fewer
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Barry Corbin
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Louis Giambalvo
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Ronny Graham
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Huntz Hall
Benny Bentson Benny Bentson   See fewer
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Basil Hoffman
Frank Friedlander Frank Friedlander   See fewer
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Kevin McCarthy
Wes Vandergelder Wes Vandergelder   See fewer
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Ron Rifkin
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Fred Scialla
Richie DeSalvo Richie DeSalvo   See fewer
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Daniel Stern
Skip Imperali Skip Imperali   See fewer
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George Wendt
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Steve Allen
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Jayne Meadows
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Teresa Teresa   See fewer
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Gela Nash
Tamara (as Gela Jacobson) Tamara (as Gela Jacobson)   See fewer
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Army Archerd
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Gail Barle
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Allyce Beasley
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Peter Brocco
Vic's Tailor Vic's Tailor   See fewer
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Jacqueline Cassell
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Selma Diamond
Francine's Mother Francine's Mother   See fewer
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Michael Ensign
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Stephanie Fisher
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Michael Gallup
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Stan Haze
Levar Levar   See fewer
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Jason Hervey
Todd Sweeney Todd Sweeney   See fewer
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Damon Hines
Woodrow T. Brown Woodrow T. Brown   See fewer
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Jerry Hoffman
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Kenneth Kimmins
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Bruce Kimmel
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Jeffrey Lampert
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James Le Gros
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Randall Miller
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Joey DePinto
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Susan Peretz
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Bob Perlow
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Hal Riddle
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Jerry Seinfeld
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Harvey Miller
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Lisle Wilson
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Lee Ving
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Nora Gaye
H.O.T. B.O.D.S. H.O.T. B.O.D.S.   See fewer
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Louise Dorsey
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Victoria Cooke
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Michael Hanks
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Lee Biondi
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Ratings Breakdown

6.2 / 10 | 449 votes