Life Stinks

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"From Fortune 500 ... to fortune's fool."
  • PG-13
  • 1991
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 5.9  (11,235)
  • 54

In the movie Life Stinks, starring Mel Brooks, Lesley Ann Warren, and Jeffrey Tambor, Mel Brooks plays a wealthy businessman named Goddard Bolt who makes a bet with his rival, Vance Crasswell (Jeffrey Tambor), that he can survive on the streets for 30 days without any money or help from anyone. The bet is worth $2 million, but Bolt has to give up all of his possessions and live in a city park.

Bolt, who is used to a life of luxury, quickly realizes that life on the streets is not easy. He has to deal with hunger, homelessness, and crime. He quickly loses his clothes and his dignity, and begins to see life from a different perspective. He encounters a group of homeless people, including a woman named Molly (Lesley Ann Warren), who teaches him how to survive on the streets.

As the days pass, Bolt and the homeless people become friends, and he learns to appreciate the simple things in life. He also learns that there is more to life than money and possessions. However, his rival Crasswell is determined to sabotage him and make him fail the bet.

As the 30 days draw to a close, Bolt faces his biggest challenge yet. He must confront Crasswell and prove that he has survived on the streets for 30 days. The final showdown takes place in a boardroom, where Bolt delivers a powerful speech about the importance of human dignity and the need to care for one another.

Life Stinks is a comedy-drama that explores themes of class, homelessness, and the human condition. It is a heartwarming film that will make you laugh and cry in equal measure. Mel Brooks's performance as Goddard Bolt is excellent, and he brings a lot of humor and depth to the character. Lesley Ann Warren and Jeffrey Tambor are also great in their roles, and they provide excellent support to Brooks.

The film has a strong message about the importance of kindness, compassion, and empathy. It shows that even the wealthiest and most successful people can learn valuable lessons from those who are less fortunate. It also highlights the struggles of people who live on the streets and the challenges they face every day.

Overall, Life Stinks is a film that will make you think and feel, and it will leave you with a greater appreciation for the things that truly matter in life. It is a must-watch for fans of Mel Brooks and anyone who enjoys a good comedy-drama with a heartwarming message.

Life Stinks is a 1991 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9 and a MetaScore of 54.

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