- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 10, 2012
- Originally Released: 1992
- Label: Starz / Anchor Bay
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Harry Bliss is a wise-cracking con man and owner of the House of Bliss Guard Dog Agency. A sexy, single female hires him for protection, but when they get together, it's nothing but trouble.
Family Interaction |
Organized Crime |
- Theaterical release: July 17, 1992.
- Shot on location in Los Angeles, California.
- MAN TROUBLE is the fifth movie on which director Bob Rafelson and Jack Nicholson have collaborated. Nicholson did not appear in Rafelson's HEAD, but co-produced and co-wrote the Monkees vehicle. He went on to star in Rafelson's FIVE EASY PIECES, THE KING OF MARVIN GARDENS, and THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE.
- For MAN TROUBLE, Rafelson and Nicholson reunited with producer-scriptwriter Carole Eastman who, under the name Adrien Joyce, wrote the script and co-wrote the story for FIVE EASY PIECES. In 1967, also as Adrien Joyce, she wrote Monte Hellman's THE SHOOTING, which starred Jack Nicholson. Eastman was reportedly so unhappy with what Rafelson did to her script for MAN TROUBLE that she disowned the film and pledged never to work with Rafelson again.
- Meryl Streep was initially intended for the role of Joan Spruance in MAN TROUBLE. She withdrew when she became pregnant, and was replaced by Ellen Barkin.
- The music for MAN TROUBLE was written by the great French composer Georges Delerue.
- Estimated budget $29 million.