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Film: DC Cab

D.C. Cab is a 1983 movie co-written and directed by Joel Schumacher. It featured an ensemble cast including Gary Busey, Paul Rodriguez, Marsha Warfield, Bill Maher, Adam Baldwin (in his second major role after My Bodyguard), and Mr T (though only T is featured on the cover).

The movie focuses on a down-on-their luck cab company in Washington, D.C. as they attempt to make their way to respectability, fighting City Hall and rival cab companies all the way. After a kiss with that respectability, a kidnapping knocks them back down to earth, and the boys have to rescue one of their own and a couple of cute kids, fighting City Hall and rival cab companies all the way.

The movie was a modest earner, making $16 million domestically. It was critically panned, however; many people complained about the movie's heavy use of Mr T in its advertising (he was coming off of Rocky III at the time), despite his character being just a small part of the ensemble.

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