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Mr.Magoo is an eccentric millionaire with very bad eyesight who refuses to use eyeglasses and therefore always gets into trouble. During the museum robbery he accidentally gets a priceless gem called the Star of Kurdistan, and begins to trace the way for the arch-criminals whose idea was to steal the gem – Austin Cloquet and Ortega “The Piranha” Peru, while two federal agents Stupak and Anders lead the manhunt for Mr.Magoo himself.
Mr. Magoo is a 1997 live-action comedy film based on the original cartoon of the same name. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and starred Leslie Nielsen as the title character, along with Kelly Lynch, Matt Keeslar, Nick Chinlund, Stephen Tobolowsky, and Ernie Hudson. It was produced by Ben Myron and was the first and only English language film made by Hong Kong director Stanley Tong.
Mr. Magoo (1997)
Directed by: Stanley Tong
Starring: Leslie Nielsen Kelly Lynch, Jennifer Garner, Ernie Hudson, Miguel Ferrer, Miguel Ferrer, Nick Chinlund, Stephen Tobolowsky, Malcolm McDowell
Screenplay by: Pat Proft, Tom Sherohman
Production Design by: John Willett
Cinematography by: Jingle Ma
Film Editing by: Michael R. Miller, Stuart H. Pappé, David Rawlins
Costume Design by: Tom Bronson
Set Decoration by: Elizabeth Wilcox
Art Direction by: Doug Byggdin
Music by: Michael Tavera
MPAA Rating: PG for mild language and action sequences.
Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures
Release Date: December 25, 1997