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Why Me? (1990)

R
87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the C.I.A.
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Writers
Donald E. Westlake (book) (screenplay) | David Koepp (screenplay) (as Leonard Maas Jr.)
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Release date
Apr 20, 1990 (United States)

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44 cast members
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Christopher Lambert
Gus Cardinale Gus Cardinale   See fewer
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Kim Greist
June Daley June Daley   See fewer
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Christopher Lloyd
Bruno Daley Bruno Daley   See fewer
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J.T. Walsh
Francis Mahoney Francis Mahoney   See fewer
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Wendel Meldrum
Gatou Vardebedian Gatou Vardebedian   See fewer
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Tony Plana
Benjy Klopzik Benjy Klopzik   See fewer
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Thomas Callaway
Zachary Zachary   See fewer
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Jack Kehler
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René Assa
Bob the Turk Bob the Turk   See fewer
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Sebastian Massa
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Kate Benton
Spokeswoman Spokeswoman   See fewer
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Jack Heller
Turk #2 Turk #2   See fewer
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Vachik Mangassarian
Mansourian Mansourian   See fewer
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Lawrence Tierney
Armenian Robber #1 Armenian Robber #1   See fewer
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Mickey Yablans
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Frank Collison
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Lance Kinsey
Phone Technician Phone Technician   See fewer
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Pete Chaconas
Security Guard #1 Security Guard #1   See fewer
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Rick Najera
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Zitto Kazann
Turkish Diplomat Turkish Diplomat   See fewer
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Milton James
Armenian Diplomat Armenian Diplomat   See fewer
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Jimmy Woodard
Cop #1 at Ralph's Cop #1 at Ralph's   See fewer
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Hunter Person
Cop #2 at Ralph's Cop #2 at Ralph's   See fewer
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Ralph Bruneau
Bank Customer Bank Customer   See fewer
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Tino Insana
Cop #3 at Home (as Tino Insano) Cop #3 at Home (as Tino Insano)   See fewer
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Emily Kuroda
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John LaMotta
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John Voldstad
Crook at Tiny's Crook at Tiny's   See fewer
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Elena Wohl
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Jill Terashita
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Shinko Isobe
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Rebecca Herbst
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Jacob Kenner
Little Boy Little Boy   See fewer
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Douglas Roberts
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Danny Wong
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Cynthia Jay
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Bart Lloyd
Turk #3 at Arco Turk #3 at Arco   See fewer
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Michael LaViolette
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Debbie Evans
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Max Alexander
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Fred Moon
Banker (uncredited) Banker (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 916 votes