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Down by Law (1986)

R
107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Two innocent people are arrested. An interesting third person, with broken English, joins them in their cell. On his idea, they decide to escape from the prison. Their journey is the rest of the movie.
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$ 1,100,000
Gross (USA)
$ 1,435,668
Gross (World)
$ 1,504,286
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Release date
Sep 19, 1986 (United States)

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Roberto Benigni
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Joy N. Houck Jr.
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Carrie Lindsoe
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Ralph Joseph
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Richard Boes
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Dave Petitjean
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Adam Cohen
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Archie Sampier
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Pruitt Taylor Vince
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7.8 / 10 | 42,293 votes