History Trivia / CoolWorld

25th Dec '17 4:28:04 AM SpaceDrake
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** Michael Grais and Mark Victor rewrote the film on Mancuso Jr.'s orders, and did so in secret, without Bakshi's input. The end result erased their writing careers completely (the next time they got a writing credit was on the 2015 remake of ''Poltergeist'', and that was for their original screenplay). They also did not work another film until the end of the decade.

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** Michael Grais and Mark Victor rewrote the film on Mancuso Jr.'s orders, and did so in secret, without Bakshi's input. The end result erased - both the awful nature of the film itself and the fallout with the Writer's Guild over essentially scabbing - effectively obliterated their writing careers completely entirely (the next time they got a writing credit was on the 2015 remake of ''Poltergeist'', and that was for their original screenplay). They also did not work another film until the end of the decade.
24th Dec '17 10:32:31 PM TMC6882
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* StarDerailingRole: One of three films in the early 90's that ended Creator/KimBasinger's status as an A-list actress after a great stint in the 80's. Getting sued into bankruptcy for backing out of ''Film/BoxingHelena'' ensured that she wouldn't get another role until ''Film/LAConfidential''.

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* StarDerailingRole: One of three five films in the early 90's (the others being ''The Marrying Man'', ''Final Analysis'', ''The Real [=McCoy=]'', and ''The Getaway'') that ended Creator/KimBasinger's status as an A-list actress after a great stint in the 80's. Getting sued into bankruptcy for backing out of ''Film/BoxingHelena'' ensured that she wouldn't get another role until ''Film/LAConfidential''.
7th Nov '17 3:14:35 PM NWolfman
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* StarDerailingRole: One of three films in the early 90's that ended Creator/KimBasinger's status as an A-list actress after a great stint in the 80's until ''Film/LAConfidential''.

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* StarDerailingRole: One of three films in the early 90's that ended Creator/KimBasinger's status as an A-list actress after a great stint in the 80's 80's. Getting sued into bankruptcy for backing out of ''Film/BoxingHelena'' ensured that she wouldn't get another role until ''Film/LAConfidential''.
9th Aug '17 9:40:35 PM Darthman616
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* FollowTheLeader: Followed on the success of ''Film/WhoFrameRogerRabbit''. Another comedy/crime parody film centering around live-action characters entering a world of cartoons.

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* FollowTheLeader: Followed on the success of ''Film/WhoFrameRogerRabbit''.''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''. Another comedy/crime parody film centering around live-action characters entering a world of cartoons.
9th Aug '17 9:40:26 PM Darthman616
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* FollowTheLeader: Followed on the success of ''Film/WhoFrameRogerRabbit''. Another comedy/crime parody film centering around live-action characters entering a world of cartoons.
23rd Jul '17 7:49:10 AM EverythingisAwful
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* ExecutiveMeddling: The movie was intended to be an erotic horror flick about a cartoonist who had sex with a sexy cartoon woman he created named Debbie Dallas and is now the father of a half-human, half-cartoon girl who considers herself a freak and goes on a rampage against the man who spawned her. Sadly, Frank Mancuso Jr. and Creator/KimBasinger nixed that at the last minute to make it more kid-friendly (though it really doesn't come off that way) and into the complete and total bomb we know it as. [[LaserGuidedKarma The film hurt both of their careers as a result.]]

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* ExecutiveMeddling: The movie was intended to be an erotic horror flick about a cartoonist who had sex with a sexy cartoon woman he created named Debbie Dallas and is now the father of a half-human, half-cartoon girl who considers herself a freak and goes on a rampage against the man who spawned her. Sadly, Frank Mancuso Jr. and Creator/KimBasinger nixed that over the course of production, as it came to Mancuso Jr. at the last minute wrong time, as he had grown tired of the horror genre after spending most of the 80's being a producer in some form or another on almost all of the Franchise/FridayThe13th movies that were made during the 80's, as well as other horror flicks like April Fool's Day and Body Parts, as well as horror themed shows like Friday's Curse aka Friday the 13th: The Series, and the War of the Worlds tv show, so he was understandably tired of doing horror films and wanted to make it do something different. Creator/KimBasinger was also not interested in doing a horror movie and was much more intrigued with the idea of doing a film that could be shown to sick children in hospitals and was put off by how adult the original script was, so as filming went on the movie was changed to be more kid-friendly (though it really doesn't come off that way) and into the complete and total bomb we know it as. [[LaserGuidedKarma The film hurt both of their careers as a result.]]
11th Apr '17 6:52:04 PM NWolfman
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* PlayingAgainstType: Just as ''WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}}'' was his first attempt at a family-friendly film, this was Bakshi's first (and, ultimately, only) attempt at a big-budget Hollywood film.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Just as ''WesternAnimation/{{Wizards}}'' was his first attempt at a family-friendly film, this was Ralph Bakshi's first (and, ultimately, only) attempt at a big-budget Hollywood film.
8th Apr '17 10:18:31 PM gjjones
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* StarDerailingRole: One of three films in the early 90's that ended Creator/KimBasinger's status as an A-list actress after a great stint in the 80's.

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* StarDerailingRole: One of three films in the early 90's that ended Creator/KimBasinger's status as an A-list actress after a great stint in the 80's.80's until ''Film/LAConfidential''.
8th Apr '17 3:01:51 AM gjjones
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** It also did not help Frank Mancuso's career either.
** Two men, Michael Grais and Mark Victor, rewrote the film on Mancuso's orders, and did so in secret, without Bakshi's input. The end result erased their writing careers completely (the next time they got a writing credit was on the 2015 remake of ''Poltergeist'', and that was for their original screenplay). They also did not work another film until the end of the decade.

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** It also did not help Frank Mancuso's Mancuso Jr.'s career either.
** Two men, Michael Grais and Mark Victor, Victor rewrote the film on Mancuso's Mancuso Jr.'s orders, and did so in secret, without Bakshi's input. The end result erased their writing careers completely (the next time they got a writing credit was on the 2015 remake of ''Poltergeist'', and that was for their original screenplay). They also did not work another film until the end of the decade.



* GenreKiller: Put a severe halter on adult animation thanks to Mancuso and Basinger's actions, which helped enforce the AnimationAgeGhetto against the efforts of The Walt Disney Company, Creator/{{Pixar}}, Creator/DonBluth, and later Creator/DreamworksAnimation for a while until the 2016 film ''WesternAnimation/SausageParty'' got announced, which is the first R-rated CGI animated movie.

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* GenreKiller: Put a severe halter on adult animation thanks to Mancuso Jr. and Basinger's actions, which helped enforce the AnimationAgeGhetto against the efforts of The Walt Disney Company, Creator/{{Pixar}}, Creator/DonBluth, and later Creator/DreamworksAnimation for a while until the 2016 film ''WesternAnimation/SausageParty'' got announced, which is the first R-rated CGI animated movie.



* WagTheDirector: Creator/KimBasinger is responsible for the movie being toned down to a PG-13 knock-off of ''Who Framed Roger Rabbit''. She wanted to make a movie that she could show in hospitals to sick children. Mancuso agreed with her. Bakshi was baffled.

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* WagTheDirector: Creator/KimBasinger is responsible for the movie being toned down to a PG-13 knock-off of ''Who Framed Roger Rabbit''. She wanted to make a movie that she could show in hospitals to sick children. Mancuso Jr. agreed with her. Bakshi was baffled.
23rd Feb '17 10:12:45 PM jameygamer
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* CreatorKiller: Doubly so! Creator/RalphBakshi had already moved onto television and only returned to filmmaking to do this film. Its failure and TroubledProduction simply reiterated his desire to stay out of movies for twenty more years before returning to his indie roots with the crowd-funded ''WesternAnimation/TheLastDaysOfConeyIsland.'' It also did not help Frank Mancuso's career either.

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* CreatorKiller: Doubly so! CreatorKiller:
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Creator/RalphBakshi had already moved onto television and only returned to filmmaking to do this film. Its failure and TroubledProduction simply reiterated his desire to stay out of movies for twenty more years before returning to his indie roots with the crowd-funded ''WesternAnimation/TheLastDaysOfConeyIsland.'' ''
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It also did not help Frank Mancuso's career either.either.
** Two men, Michael Grais and Mark Victor, rewrote the film on Mancuso's orders, and did so in secret, without Bakshi's input. The end result erased their writing careers completely (the next time they got a writing credit was on the 2015 remake of ''Poltergeist'', and that was for their original screenplay). They also did not work another film until the end of the decade.
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