Outrageous Fortune Movie Review Summary

Actors: Shelley Long, Bette Midler, Peter Coyote

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Struggling actresses Lauren Ames and Sandy Bronzinsky are rival classmates in a acting class. Ames strives to be a perfectionist which not only angers other students, but especially Bronzinsky. Bronzinsky on the other hand, cheated her way into being approved of a scholarship and taking a very pricey course where the great Stanislov Korzanowski is the lecturer.
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Despite their huge differences and hostility, it is pushed aside when they both fall in love with the same man of their dreams- nice and gentle schoolteacher Michael Santers. The two doesn't know they are dating the same man but it is clearly shown that love is the air and there is a good chance they would not stand in each others way.
But love ends abruptly when the sad news of Santers dies in a tragic bomb explosion in a flower shop. Ames and Bronsinsky meets again but this time at the morgue to identify the body.

Fortunately for them, it is not that of Santers which is based on the size of his private part. Setting their differences on the side once again, they go on a search to find Santers only to find themselves overtaken by the CIA and Russian spies. The chase leads them to New Mexico where the two reunite with their lover Santers; but he doesn't give them a happy greeting. Instead he greets them with a gun and tries to shoot them. Michael reveals himself as a agent for the CIA and the Russian spies- whch he is already in trouble with the Russian for stealing the deadly florotoxin, their money and taking it all back to the CIA. Both women is in the middle of a mess and a top secret they will find hard to get out of thanks to Michael.

The review of this Movie prepared by Alicia M.

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   spies How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southwest

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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