How To Beat The High Cost Of Living

  • 1980
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy

This poorly plotted film concerns three middle-class suburbanites who turn to crime when faced with poverty. Jane (Susan Saint James), a divorcee, needs money for her kids' expenses; Elaine (Jane Curtin) has been deserted by her husband and left without an income; and Louise (Jessica Lange) is no longer able to keep her fashionable but profitless antique...read more

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This poorly plotted film concerns three middle-class suburbanites who turn to crime when faced with poverty. Jane (Susan Saint James), a divorcee, needs money for her kids' expenses; Elaine (Jane Curtin) has been deserted by her husband and left without an income; and Louise (Jessica Lange)

is no longer able to keep her fashionable but profitless antique shop going. The three women get together and decide to steal the large amount of money inside a huge plastic ball displayed in a suburban shopping center. Along the way, the would-be crooks make about every goof and blunder in the

book.

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  • Released: 1980
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: This poorly plotted film concerns three middle-class suburbanites who turn to crime when faced with poverty. Jane (Susan Saint James), a divorcee, needs money for her kids' expenses; Elaine (Jane Curtin) has been deserted by her husband and left without an… (more)

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