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Hot to Trot (1988)

Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Dinner

Writers:

Stephen Neigher (story), Hugo Gilbert (story) | 3 more credits »
5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bobcat Goldthwait ... Fred P. Chaney (as Bob Goldthwait)
Dabney Coleman ... Walter Sawyer
John Candy ... Don (voice)
Virginia Madsen ... Allison Rowe
Cindy Pickett ... Victoria Peyton
Jim Metzler ... Boyd Osborne
Tim Kazurinsky ... Leonard
Santos Morales Santos Morales ... Carlos
Barbara Whinnery ... Denise
Garry Kluger Garry Kluger ... Pomeroy
Mary Gross ... Ms. French
Liz Torres ... Bea
Jocko Marcellino Jocko Marcellino ... Marvin
Deanna Oliver Deanna Oliver ... Lorraine
Harry Caesar ... Gideon Cole
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Storyline

Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at the stock-market of Chicago. Written by Volker Boehm

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Taglines:

The funniest talking horse movie ever! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Don, un cavallo per amico See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,206,218, 28 August 1988

Gross USA:

$6,436,211

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,436,211
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Reportedly, when Bobcat Goldthwait was given a script of the movie, he wrote "Why would I do this?" on the cover. His agent responded by drawing a dollar sign over it. See more »

Quotes

Fred P. Chaney: Do you want a hamburger?
Don: No. Do you want a people-burger?
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Alternate Versions

The UK version is cut by 21 seconds. See more »

Connections

References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Fight for Your Right
Written by Adam Yauch, Adam Horovitz (as Adam Horowitz) and Rick Rubin
Performed by Beastie Boys
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Talking horses are funny
18 January 2000 | by JohnSealSee all my reviews

They ARE funny, right? Otherwise this film would never have been greenlighted, right? And Burgess Meredith worked for scale and no screen credit because he really BELIEVED in this project, right? Be that as it may, Hot To Trot was another bad career move by Bobcat Goldthwait, one of the most underrated comedians of recent years. And needless to say, it's not very funny, though it's perfectly harmless and will probably amuse the under 12 set.


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