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Clue (1985) Movie Information

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Clue (1985)
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Overall Rank:

1226

Avg. Rating:

2.88/4

# of Ratings:

226

Genres:

Comedy, Crime

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

12/13/1985

Director:

Jonathan Lynn

Actors:

Eileen Brennan
Tim Curry
Madeline Kahn
Christopher Lloyd
Michael McKean
Martin Mull

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Several people are invited to a mansion to settle a financial problem, but when one of the guests is murdered, the rest try to solve whodunit.

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mitchellyoung 12/21/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

I have a definite soft spot for this film, with its lightning fast pacing, witty humor, and exaggerated portrayals of characters from the popular board game. Tim Curry is especially energetic as the enigmatic Mr. Body and the film is a fun blend of mystery and comedy.

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Snoogans 10/25/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

A fun 'who done it' full of twists and jokes. The cast is great, especially Tim Curry as the butler. They keep things lively and funny, even when the the multiple endings get explanation heavy.

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dukeakasmudge 09/13/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

Very funny Comedy/Mystery from the 80's.Get the DVD with the Alternate Endings

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SIngli6 06/01/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

A rambunctious neo-screwball from the ever reliable Jonathan Lynn. Though it may require multiple viewings for the benefit of cohesion, perseverance will facilitate a rightful and delightful endearment.

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  Daniel Corleone
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11/20/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Clue review

An amusing underrated gem involving 7 essential figures: Professor Plum (Christopher Lloyd), a psychiatrist, Mrs. Peacock (Eileen Brennan), a Senator's wife who has accepted bribes, Mrs. White (Madeline Kahn), an alleged black widow, Miss Scarlet (Lesley Ann Warren), who operates an illegal brothel, Colonel Mustard (Martin Mull) a war profiteer who made his money from selling stolen radio components, Mr. Green (Michael McKean) a homosexual and butler, Wadsworth (Tim Curry). Wonderful soundtrack, intricate plot, likable characters, sincere performances and an engaging story. Best lines: Mrs. Peacock - "No, just death, isn't that enough?" "And it's always difficult when a group of new friends meet together for the first time, to get acquainted. So I'm perfectly prepared to start the ball ...

Rating of
4/4 

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01/05/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Review - Clue (1985)

On a dreary night, six people were invited to a mansion to settle a series of blackmails connected to a man named Mr. Boddy (Lee Ving). After Mr. Boddy is murdered, however, the guests have to solve the mystery in “Clue.”

This film is, of course, based on the board game of the same name (known as Cluedo in the U.K.). The characters, Mrs. Peacock (Eileen Brennan), Mrs. White (Madeline Kahn), Prof. Plum (Christopher Lloyd), Mr. Green (Michael McKean), Col. Mustard (Martin Mull) and Miss Scarlet (Lesley Ann Warren) are all present, including new characters Yvette (Colleen Camp) and Wadsworth (Tim Curry). You may have already known this, but I just wanted to point out the great cast.

Anyway, the movie itself is nothing special as a comedy, even though I do think it’s hilarious, but what...

Rating of
2.5/4 

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