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Hanky Panky (1982)

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This 1982 thriller stars Gene Wilder as New York based architect Michael Jordan.

A beautiful stranger (Kathleen Quinlan) shares a cab with him and convinces him to mail a package that contains, unbeknownst to him, secret military documents.

After the girl is killed Michael is pursued as a suspect.meets Kate (Gilda Radner) whose brother’s death is somehow connected to the package.

He meets Kate (Gilda Radner) whose brother’s death is somehow connected to the package and who has secrets of her own.

To clear his name they have to find out what was in the package, who wants it and why.

A financial disaster at the box-office, Wilder said it was one of the worst movies that he had ever starred in. Importantly, though, this is the film where Wilder met and fell in love with his future wife, Gilda Radner.

Michael Jordon
Gene Wilder
Kate Hellman
Gilda Radner
Janet Dunn
Kathleen Quinlan
Ransom
Richard Widmark
Hiram Calder
Robert Prosky
Adrian Pruitt
Josef Sommer
Lacey
Johnny Sekka
Katz
Jay O. Sanders
Dr John Wolff
Sam Gray
Stacy
Larry Bryggman

Director
Sidney Poitier

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