The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

7.83

Rated by 3 people

Comedy
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111 min.
Plot  In December 1958, Norville Barnes (Tim Robbins), a business college graduate from Muncie, Indiana, arrives in New York City looking for a job. He struggles due to lack of experience and becomes a mailroom clerk at Hudsucker Industries. Meanwhile, the company's founder and president, Waring Hudsucker (Charles Durning), unexpectedly commits suicide during a business meeting by jumping out of a top-floor window. Afterwards, Sidney J. Mussburger (Paul Newman), a ruthless member of the board of directors, learns Hudsucker's stock shares will be soon sold to the public, he mounts a scheme to buy the controlling interest in the company by temporarily depressing the stock price from hiring an incompetent president to replace Hudsucker.

In the mailroom, Norville is assigned to deliver a "Blue Letter", a top-secret communication from Hudsucker, sent shortly before his death, to Mussburger. However, Norville takes the opportunity to pitch an invention he's been working on which turns o...
  

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Cast

Tim Robbins
Norville Barnes
Paul Newman
Sidney J. Mussburger
Jim True-Frost
Buzz the elevator operator
Bill Cobbs
Moses the clock man
Harry Bugin
Aloysius the janitor
John Mahoney
Argus chief editor
Charles Durning
Waring Hudsucker
Patrick Cranshaw
Ancient sorter
Steve Buscemi
Beatnik bartender
Sam Raimi
Hudsucker brainstormer
Jon Polito
Mr. Bumstead
John Goodman
Rockwell newsreel announcer
Ian McKellen
Mob crowd member (uncredited)

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All Titles

The Hudsucker Proxy
English Original Title

Release Dates

Language

English

Updates

  Barton Fink rated The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) with 8.0 stars / 26.09.2016

  Bultan rated The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) with 8.0 stars / 15.08.2015



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