Another You (1991)

Director
Maurice Phillips

Main cast
Richard Pryor; Gene Wilder; Mercedes Ruehl; Stephen Lang; Vanessa Williams

Genres
Comedy, Drama

Description
George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire Abe, Eddie wants to take advantage of the situation.


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