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"Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

Old 02-14-11, 09:49 AM
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"Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

I've seen both, and love both. But it would be hard for me to select the best out of the two.

I didn't include Caddyshack because that's more of an ensemble film as opposed to a Rodney-vehicle, and I didn't include Ladybugs because, well, it is pretty inferior to the other Rodney Dangerfield films, I think.

Anyway, if you had to choose the best out of these two, which would it be, and why?
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

I think Back to School is much funnier than Easy Money, although EM does have that Billy Joel song.
Plus, EM is a little darker and more mean-spirited. BtS is much more quotable too.
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

Back to School. Highly quotable and still in use.
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

Caddyshack. He and Bill Murray are the main attractions in that film, which is otherwise fairly uneven.
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

Recently re-watched Easy Money -- forgot how funny it is.

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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

Call me when you have no class.
Back to School makes the grade for me.
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

I like Back to School but Easy Money is one of my favorite movies of all time. Not even close in my opinion.
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

Originally Posted by Timber View Post
I like Back to School but Easy Money is one of my favorite movies of all time. Not even close in my opinion.
I have the exact same opinion, except it's exactly the opposite.
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

Back to School contains one of my favorite quotes:

Mr. Melon, your wife was just showing us her Klimt.
You too, huh? She's shown it to everybody.
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

'The Killing' is his best film.
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

Originally Posted by rexinnih View Post
Back to School. Highly quotable and still in use.
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

Back to School no contest. I mean, who has ever quoted Easy Money?
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Re: "Easy Money" (1983) vs "Back To School" (1986) - best Rodney film?

Back to School (1986) but I never seem Easy Money (1983) yet.

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