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Ruthless People

Murder plots, inept kidnappers, fortune hunters and the "dumbest person in the world" are the stuff that drive this uproarious black comedy about a greedy businessman (Danny DeVito) who doesn't want his kidnapped wife (Bette Midler) returned to him alive. Judge Reinhold costars in this wacky blockbuster hit.

Written by: Dale Launer

Story "The Ransom of Red Chief" by: O. Henry

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Directed by: David Zucker

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Duration: 94 mins

Genre: Comedy

Advisories: Adult Language, Adult Content, Nudity, Mild Violence

Rating: R

Audio Format: Dolby Digital 5.1, English/Spanish, Stereo

Video Format: HDTV, Letterbox, Closed Captioning

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