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Hot to Trot (1988)

Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Dinner

Writers:

Stephen Neigher (story), Hugo Gilbert (story) | 3 more credits »
5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bobcat Goldthwait ... Fred P. Chaney (as Bob Goldthwait)
Dabney Coleman ... Walter Sawyer
John Candy ... Don (voice)
Virginia Madsen ... Allison Rowe
Cindy Pickett ... Victoria Peyton
Jim Metzler ... Boyd Osborne
Tim Kazurinsky ... Leonard
Santos Morales Santos Morales ... Carlos
Barbara Whinnery ... Denise
Garry Kluger Garry Kluger ... Pomeroy
Mary Gross ... Ms. French
Liz Torres ... Bea
Jocko Marcellino Jocko Marcellino ... Marvin
Deanna Oliver Deanna Oliver ... Lorraine
Harry Caesar ... Gideon Cole
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Storyline

Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at the stock-market of Chicago. Written by Volker Boehm

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Taglines:

The funniest talking horse movie ever! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Don, un cavallo per amico See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,206,218, 28 August 1988

Gross USA:

$6,436,211

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,436,211
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Joan Rivers was originally cast as the lead. See more »

Quotes

Don the Horse: Whoa, padded elevators! Fred, you've really made it!
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Alternate Versions

The UK version is cut by 21 seconds. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Fight for Your Right
Written by Adam Yauch, Adam Horovitz (as Adam Horowitz) and Rick Rubin
Performed by Beastie Boys
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Do Yourself a Favor and Trot Away Slowly.
6 July 2002 | by tfrizzellSee all my reviews

Bobcat Goldthwait becomes an over-night success with the help of his late father's talking horse (voiced by John Candy) in this short little comedy that is pretty short on everything---including laughs. Dabney Coleman is wasted as the comic-book-styled villain. A typical "Mr. Ed" idea that lacks creativity and spunk. Flat from its starting point. 2 stars out of 5.


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