Three teenage boys inadvertently find themselves holding the adult world hostage in this in this wild comedy caper. When Slug, Mickey and Frank flee to a secret hideout to avoid their angry parents, they find an atomic bomb! Instead of turning it in, they call the President and demand that he… cancels school! Suddenly, the FBI is on their Trail, a pair of bumbling crooks steal the bomb, and mischievous fun turns into chaotic danger! Now the boys are in a race against time to clear their names… and save the world!
The story concerns a bratty radio star who wants to inject some blood-and-thunder plotlines and gangster lingo into her broadcasts. To this end, she arranges to be “kidnapped” by a trio of dimwitted burglars. When a genuine kidnapper spoils the plan, it’s up to the handsome fiancé of the girl’s aunt to come to the rescue.
At the turn of the century, Rose and ex-showbiz friend Molly get involved in selling steel. When they come unstuck with corsets, they embark on the even more hazardous project of selling barbed wire to highly suspicious Texas cowboys.
Determined to become a radio singer, a young girl runs away from her family. She hooks up with a man who is actually the real voice of a famous radio crooner, who actually can’t sing at all.
When the Great Northeast Blackout of 1965 hit, millions of people were left in the dark, including Waldo Zane, a New York executive in the process of stealing a fortune from his company, and two people whose paths he’s destined to cross, Broadway actress Margaret Garrison and her husband, Peter.
This lively and off-beat Canadian comedy tells the tale of a regular Joe whose life is turned topsy turvy when he teams up with a strange restaurateur who convinces the fellow to invest in his latest project: an Italian restaurant with operatic waiters.
Alan and Mary are pretty miserable together and split up. As an very presentable Glaswegian photographer Alan soon has chances to find consolation elsewhere, but more and more thinks of Mary. She however seems a lot less keen to try again.
As a cruel joke, billionaire William Randolph Hughes planted a series of boxes around the Southwest, in the hopes that someone would find them. The first box told the discoverer that an enormous fortune was buried in a box somewhere, along with directions to the hiding place. When the box is uncovered, however, all it contains is instructions on how to find the next box, and so on. As luck would have it, the first box is discovered by several people at once, leading to a frantic chase from one hiding spot to the next in the hopes that one of them will finally hold the loot.