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Buy & Cell (1988)

R
95 min | Comedy

Herbie Altman is framed for Stock fraud by his boss when the SEC starts investigating his company. Sent to prison, he helps a fellow inmate successfully invest his money. Soon all the inmates want his help. To manage all the money, he ...See moreHerbie Altman is framed for Stock fraud by his boss when the SEC starts investigating his company. Sent to prison, he helps a fellow inmate successfully invest his money. Soon all the inmates want his help. To manage all the money, he forms CON INC. and runs it from the prison under the noses of the warden and the guards. But when the IRS and SEC begin to investigate this successful company, it looks like he may be in trouble again. Written by Brian W Martz See less
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Leonard Montana (story) | Louis Peraino (story) | Ken Krauss (screenplay) | Merrin Holt (screenplay)
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Updated May 15, 1988

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Jan 27, 1989 (United States)

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Robert Carradine
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Malcolm McDowell
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Lise Cutter
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Ben Vereen
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Tony Plana
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Roddy Piper
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Mickey Knox
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Carolyn De Fonseca
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Robert Spafford
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Geretta Geretta
Sonia (as Geretta Giancarlo) Sonia (as Geretta Giancarlo)   See fewer
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Julian Jenkins
Malcolm Malcolm   See fewer
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Harold Bradley
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Josephine Kaplin
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Imogene Coca
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John Leamer
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Robert Sommer
Reggie Reggie   See fewer
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5.2 / 10 | 357 votes