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The Telephone (1988)

R
96 min | Comedy, Drama

A crazy out of work actress, Vashti Blue, spends all her time in her small apartment with her pet owl and her telephone, which she uses to try and solve all her problems with life.
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Harry Nilsson (screenplay) | Terry Southern (screenplay)
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$ 54,811
Gross (USA)
$ 99,978
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Release date
Jan 22, 1988 (United States)

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13 cast members
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Whoopi Goldberg
Vashti Blue Vashti Blue   See fewer
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Elliott Gould
Rodney Rodney   See fewer
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John Heard
Telephone Man Telephone Man   See fewer
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Ronald J. Stallings
Saxophone Player Saxophone Player   See fewer
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John Hattan
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Lina Chu
Sidewalk Vendor Sidewalk Vendor   See fewer
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James Victor
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Robin Menken
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Danae Torn
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Hervé Villechaize
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Don Blakely
Larry on Answering Machine / Voice on the Freeway (voice) Larry on Answering Machine / Voice on the Freeway (voice)   See fewer
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Amy Wright
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4.5 / 10 | 787 votes