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The Check Is in the Mail... (1986)

R
91 min | Comedy

Frustrated with all the minor irritants of the rat-race Richard Jackson decides to buy a goat, disconnect the electricity and become self-sufficient. But will this life be any less annoying?
Composer
David Michael Frank (as David Frank)
Cinematographer
Editors
Hubert de La Bouillerie (as Hubert C. de la Bouillerie) | Robbe Roberts
Casting Directors
Barbara Dodd (as Barbara Remsen) | Ann Remsen
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Updated May 2, 1986

Release date
May 2, 1986 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Brian Dennehy
Richard Jackson Richard Jackson   See fewer
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Anne Archer
Peggy Jackson Peggy Jackson   See fewer
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Hallie Todd
Robin Jackson Robin Jackson   See fewer
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Michael Bowen
Gary Jackson Gary Jackson   See fewer
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Chris Hebert
Danny Jackson Danny Jackson   See fewer
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Katherine Saltzberg
Sally (as Kathy Maisnik) Sally (as Kathy Maisnik)   See fewer
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Thomas Rollerson
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Greg Mullavey
Harry Danvers Harry Danvers   See fewer
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Ronnie Schell
Dr. Brannigan Dr. Brannigan   See fewer
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Beau Starr
Rocco Rocco   See fewer
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Emily Banks
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Fred Pinkard
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Nanci Christopher
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Richard Minchenberg
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Christopher Rydell
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Benjamin Lum
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Haunani Minn
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Yuji Okumoto
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Michael Horse
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Lewis Arquette
Man at pool Man at pool   See fewer
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Marilyn Wolf
Harriet Harriet   See fewer
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Guy Remsen
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Robin Kaufman
Kathy Silvers Kathy Silvers   See fewer
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Richard Foronjy
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Bruce Grey
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Larry Gelman
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Herb Kerns
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Leonard Hirschfeld
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Harry Townes
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Ken Olfson
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Walter Mathews
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4.6 / 10 | 116 votes