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Volunteers 1985

From Amazon: Before Tom Hanks was an Oscar-winning megacelebrity, before he became a serious and only sometimes comedic actor, before he won that second Oscar, he starred in both romantic comedies (Splash) and lowbrow comedies (Bachelor Party). More lowbrow than romantic (though he did end up marrying costar Rita Wilson), Volunteers is set in 1962, back when the Peace Corps was all the rage. Hanks, speaking with an unfortunate accent meant to represent aristocratic wealth, plays a compulsive gambler, recently graduated from Yale, whose father suddenly refuses to pay his debts. To escape some particularly shady characters, he joins...

Directed By:
No image existsNicholas Meyer
Written By:
No image existsDavid Isaacs
No image existsDavid Isaacs
No image existsKen Levine
Tom HanksTom Hanks
John CandyJohn Candy
Rita WilsonRita Wilson
Tim ThomersonTim Thomerson
No image existsGedde Watanabe
No image existsGeorge Plimpton
No image existsErnest Harada

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Volunteers Movie Review by Jessica Film Junkie (4/22/2007)

A kooky little romp of a movie about a rich spoiled jerk, Lawrence (Tom Hanks), who, due to some insane circumstances, ends up working for the Peace Corps in Thailand. There he meets Tom Tuttle from Tacoma (John Candy), an over-energetic America-rah-rah type and Beth (Rita Wilson) a smart good Jewish gal.

The film is set...

(complete Volunteers review by Jessica Film Junkie)

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