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| name = Ishtar
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| image = [[File:Ishtar poster.jpeg]]
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| director = [[Elaine May]]
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| producer = [[Warren Beatty]]
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| writer = Elaine May
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| starring = [[Dustin Hoffman]]<br>[[Warren Beatty]]<br>[[Isabelle Adjani]]<br>[[Charles Grodin]]<br>[[Jack Weston]]
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| music = Bahjawa<br>Dave Grusin<br>Paul Williams
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| cinematography = Vittorio Storaro
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| editing = Richard P. Cirincione<br>William H. Reynolds<br>Stephen A. Rotter
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| studio = Delphi V Productions
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| distributor = [[Columbia Pictures]]
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| released = {{film date|1987|5|15}}
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| runtime = 107 minutes
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| country = {{United States}}
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| language = English
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| rating = {{PG-13}}
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| budget = $51 million
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| gross = $14.4 million
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}}
   
   
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'''''Ishtar''''' is a 1987 American action-adventure-comedy film written and directed by [[Elaine May]] and produced by [[Warren Beatty]], who co-starred with [[Dustin Hoffman]].
   
==Cast==
 
   
Lyle Rogers......[[Warren Beatty]]
 
   
Chuck Clarke....[[Dustin Hoffman]]
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==Plot==
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Two untalented nightclub performers ([[Dustin Hoffman]], [[Warren Beatty]]) get caught in the crossfire when they are booked in the war-torn Middle East. Thanks to rebel Shirra ([[Isabelle Adjani]]), the duo find themselves in the middle of a revolution.
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==Cast==
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*[[Dustin Hoffman]] as Chuck Clarke
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*[[Warren Beatty]] as Lyle Rogers
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*[[Isabelle Adjani]] as Shirra Assel
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*[[Charles Grodin]] as Jim Harrison
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*[[Jack Weston]] as Marty Freed
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*[[Tess Harper]] as Willa
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*[[Carol Kane]] as Carol
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*[[Aharon Ipalé]] as Emir Yousef
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*[[Fred Melamed]] as The Caid of Assari
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*Fuad Hageb as Abdul
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*[[David Margulies]] as Mr. Clarke
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*Rose Arrick as Mrs. Clarke
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*Julie Garfield as Dorothy
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*[[Bill Bailey]] as General Westlake
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*[[Christine Rose]] as Siri Darma
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*[[Matt Frewer]] as a CIA agent
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*[[Warren Clarke]] as English Gunrunner
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[[Category:1987 films]]
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[[Category:American films]]
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[[Category:English-language films]]
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[[Category:1980s films]]
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[[Category:Films]]
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[[Category:American action comedy films]]
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[[Category:Action comedy films]]
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[[Category:American adventure films]]
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[[Category:Adventure films]]
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[[Category:American buddy films]]
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[[Category:Buddy films]]
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[[Category:Cold War films]]
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[[Category:Rated PG-13 movies]]
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[[Category:Columbia Pictures films]]
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[[Category:Films produced by Warren Beatty]]
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[[Category:Films with screenplays by Elaine May]]
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[[Category:Films directed by Elaine May]]

Latest revision as of 16:14, March 27, 2020


Ishtar is a 1987 American action-adventure-comedy film written and directed by Elaine May and produced by Warren Beatty, who co-starred with Dustin Hoffman.


PlotEdit

Two untalented nightclub performers (Dustin Hoffman, Warren Beatty) get caught in the crossfire when they are booked in the war-torn Middle East. Thanks to rebel Shirra (Isabelle Adjani), the duo find themselves in the middle of a revolution.


CastEdit

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