Billy (Keaton) is violent, Henry (Lloyd)'s a paranoid schizophrenic (although he comes more like an obsessive-compulsive), Jack (Boyle) is a former ad exec, and Albert (Furst) is a near-catatonic who only speaks in baseball terms. They are all in group therapy at Cedarbrook Psychiatric Hospital in Trenton, New Jersey, and they don't see eye-to-eye. Their therapist, Dr. Weitzman (nicely played by Boutsikaris), arranges a pass for them to take a day trip to a Yankees game, but through a series of circumstances the doctor witnesses an execution-style murder and gets clubbed into unconsciousness, leaving the four nuts loose in the Big Apple. Given a somewhat dubious premise, this is a surprisingly well-written and delightfully acted 1989 film that starts out mildly but gathers steam (both in terms of humor and dramatic tension) as it goes along. It's hard to say whether Keaton, Boyle, or Lloyd is more memorable; it's great to see them all in action, and the story really has you rooting for them by the end.
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The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus