- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: July 14, 2009
- Originally Released: 1983
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Variety - 08/24/1983
"...[Dangerfield is] at his best....[The] director show an eye for interesting shots..."
A basic slob with an abundance of revolting personal habits desperately tries to mend his ways in one year in order to meet the terms imposed by his late mother-in-law's will.
Monty has a real incentive to reform: if he can give up all of his vices for a year, he'll receive a fortune from his late mother-in-law. But Clive, the man who manages the mother-in-law's store, will do whatever it takes to stop Monty from inheriting the company. Monty enlists his pal Nicky's help in coping with the loss booze, cigarettes and poker -- but between his daughter's marriage to a punk and Clive's dirty tricks, what's a guy to do'