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Rated
PG
Runtime 111 min
Ratings
58% critics Rotten Tomatoes
79% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 13+ Common Sense Media
Genre Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Release 03/11/94
Actors Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, Charles Durning
Directors Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
When Waring Hudsucker, head of hugely successful Hudsucker Industries, commits suicide, his board of directors, led by Sidney Mussberger, comes up with a brilliant plan to make a lot of money: appoint a moron to run the company. When the stock falls low enough, Sidney and friends can buy it up for pennies on the dollar, take over the company, and restore its fortunes. They choose idealistic Norville Barnes, who just started in the mail room. Norville is whacky enough to drive any company to ruin, but soon, tough reporter Amy Archer smells a rat and begins an undercover investigation of Hudsucker Industries.
Genre Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Release 03/11/94
Actors Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, Charles Durning
Directors Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
When Waring Hudsucker, head of hugely successful Hudsucker Industries, commits suicide, his board of directors, led by Sidney Mussberger, comes up with a brilliant plan to make a lot of money: appoint a moron to run the company. When the stock falls low enough, Sidney and friends can buy it up for pennies on the dollar, take over the company, and restore its fortunes. They choose idealistic Norville Barnes, who just started in the mail room. Norville is whacky enough to drive any company to ruin, but soon, tough reporter Amy Archer smells a rat and begins an undercover investigation of Hudsucker Industries.