Curly Sue

Curly Sue

Director: John Hughes Cast: Jim Belushi
Jim Belushi
, Kelly Lynch
Kelly Lynch
, Alisan Porter
Alisan Porter
John Hughes
Curly Sue

Curly Sue

Director: John Hughes Cast: Jim Belushi
Jim Belushi
, Kelly Lynch
Kelly Lynch
, Alisan Porter
Alisan Porter
John Hughes


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John Hughes dishes out the sentiment by the ladle-full in Curly Sue. The film stars James Belushi as Bill Dancer, a down-on-his-luck drifter who lives by his wits on the highways and byways of the United States, stealing free meals, slipping into movie theaters, and sleeping in welfare hotels. Bill is also the guardian of cute pint-size moppet Curly Sue (Alisan Porter), a cutey pie cross between Little Orphan Annie and Tatum O'Neal's Addie Loggins character from Paper Moon. Bill and Curly Sue are a perfect con team, and they practice their scams when they need money for food. Pulling a knockdown car-accident scam, Bill makes hard-bitten Chicago lawyer Grey Ellison (Kelly Lynch) think that she slammed into him with her car. She buys dinner for the two mountebanks before being taken away by her snotty boyfriend Walter McCormick (John Getz). But the next morning, Grey actually does hit Bill with her car, and she takes the two back home with her. At first, Grey can't seem to get Curly Sue out of her mind, but then she finds herself falling in love with Bill. They begin to form a perfect family until Walter puts in a call to the Department of Children and Family Services.

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Product Details

Release Date: 05/03/2016
UPC: 0888574406998
Original Release: 1991
Rating: PG
Source: Warner Archives
Sales rank: 7,078

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jim Belushi Bill Dancer
Kelly Lynch Grey Ellison
Alisan Porter Curly Sue
John Getz Walter McCormick
Fred Dalton Thompson Bernard Oxbar
Cameron Thor Maitre d'
Janet Hirshenson Actor
Jane Jenkins Actor
Terrie Snell Maggie
Branscombe Richmond Albert
Steve Carell Tesio
Gail Boggs Anise Hall
Alonzo Hall Cook
Burke Byrnes Dr. Maxwell
Viveka Davis Trina
Barbara Tarbuck Mrs. Arnold
Edie McClurg Secretary
Charles Adams Prison Guard
James W. Bolinski Pawnbroker
Lyle Brown Theater Patron
Nadine Burke Social Worker
Adele Robbins DCGS Caseworker
Ralph Foody Drifter
Carol Chickering Soprano
Grace Collette Foster Mother
Cedrick Pipes Cook
Luke Reichle 1st Store Clerk
Joel Levin 2nd Store Clerk
Tammy Karabas-Brody 3rd Store Clerk
Patricia Hooker 4th Store Clerk
Joe Liss Ticket Taker
Rocco Pecirno Father of the Bride
Ely Pouget Dinah Tompkins
Susan Mayer Woman with Champagne Glass
John Ashton Mr. Arnold (uncredited)

Technical Credits
John Hughes Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Gary Baugh Set Decoration/Design
David E. Campbell Musical Direction/Supervision
Georges Delerue Score Composer
William Fosser Set Decoration/Design
Marjorie Fritz-Birch Set Decoration/Design
Tarquin Gotch Executive Producer
John Gray Special Effects
Michael Kaplan Costumes/Costume Designer
Jeffrey Kimball Cinematographer
Doug Kraner Production Designer
Masako Masuda Set Decoration/Design
Susan Mayer Makeup
Lynn M. Morgan Associate Producer,Production Designer,Production Manager
Ve Neill Makeup
Peck Prior Editor
John Reitz Sound/Sound Designer
Harvey Rosenstock Editor
Gregg Rudloff Sound/Sound Designer
Samara Schaffer Set Decoration/Design
Steven Schwartz Art Director
Michele Vice Songwriter
Charles Wilborn Musical Direction/Supervision

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