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Ruthless People (1986)

R
93 min | Comedy, Crime

A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
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$13,000,000
Opening weekend
$5,274,306
Gross (US & Canada)
$71,624,879
Gross (World)
$71,624,879
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Release date
Jun 27, 1986 (United States)

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Danny DeVito
Sam Stone Sam Stone   See fewer
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Bette Midler
Barbara Stone Barbara Stone   See fewer
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Judge Reinhold
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Helen Slater
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William G. Schilling
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Art Evans
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Clarence Felder
Lt. Walters Lt. Walters   See fewer
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J.E. Freeman
Bedroom Killer Bedroom Killer   See fewer
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Gary Riley
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Phyllis Applegate
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Jeannine Bisignano
Hooker in Car Hooker in Car   See fewer
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J.P. Bumstead
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Jon Cutler
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Susan Marie Snyder
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Jim Doughan
Cop at Sam's House Cop at Sam's House   See fewer
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Christopher J. Keene
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Henry Noguchi
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Frank Sivero
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Arnold F. Turner
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Bob Tzudiker
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Charles A. Vanegas
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Louise Yaffe
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Janet Rotblatt
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Art Bonilla
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Rick DeReyes
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Mie Hunt
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Ron Tank
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Hanala Sagal
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Beth R. Johnson
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Richard Wilson
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Mary Elizabeth Thompson
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Phil Hartman
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6.9 / 10 | 24,015 votes