Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)

See what happens when a dirty bum meets the filthy rich.

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1986-01-31
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 217 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Touchstone Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Paul Mazursky
star 5.9/10
From 217 Ratings


Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool.

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  • Nick Nolte

    as Jerry Baskin
  • Bette Midler

    as Barbara Whiteman
  • Richard Dreyfuss

    as Dave Whiteman
  • Little Richard

    as Orvis Goodnight
  • Tracy Nelson

    as Jenny Whiteman
  • Elizabeth Peña

    as Carmen
  • Evan Richards

    as Max Whiteman
  • Mike the Dog

    as Matisse
  • Donald F. Muhich

    as Dr. Von Zimmer
  • Paul Mazursky

    as Sidney Waxman
  • Valerie Curtin

    as Pearl Waxman
  • Jack Bruskoff

    as Mel Whiteman
  • Geraldine Dreyfuss

    as Sadie Whiteman
  • Barry Primus

    as Lou Waltzberg
  • Irene Tsu

    as Sheila Waltzberg
  • Michael Yama

    as Nagamichi
  • Ranbir Bahi

    as Ranbir
  • Felton Perry

    as Al
  • Eloy Casados

    as Tom-Tom
  • Michael Greene

    as Ed
  • Ken Koch

    as Patrick
  • Dorothy Tristan

    as Dorothy
  • Raymond Lee

    as Yamato
  • Carolyn Allport

    as Girl Feeding Kerouac
  • Sue Kiel

    as Roxanne
  • Reza Bashar

    as Iranian Neighbor
  • Joseph Makkar

    as Iranian Boy
  • Jason Williams

    as Lance
  • Darryl Henriques

    as Geraldo
  • Nick Ullett

    as Nigel
  • Michael Blue

    as Cop
  • Allan Malamud

    as Caterer
  • Salvador Espinoza

    as Caterer's Assistant
  • Michel Voletti

    as Maurice
  • Betsy Mazursky

    as Stylish Jogger
  • Donald V. Allen

    as Security Guard
  • Neil Brooks Cunningham

    as Security Guard
  • Bobby Good

    as Security Alarm Dispatcher
  • Sandy Ignon

    as Barry
  • Margrit Rammé

    as Sandra Goodnight
  • Pearl Huang

    as Translator
  • Yung Sun

    as Minister Chan
  • Eugene Choy

    as Chinese Delegation
  • Mae Koh-Ruden

    as Chinese Delegation
  • George Sasaki

    as Chinese Delegation
  • Leland Sun

    as Chinese Delegation
  • Andre Philippe

    as Party Guest
  • Lew Hopson

    as Paramedic
  • Carlton Cuse

    as Water Man
  • Bill Cross

    as Helicopter Pilot
  • Toni Grant

    as Self
  • Alexis Arquette

    as Max's Friend (uncredited)
  • Alan Austin

    as Cop in Helicopter (uncredited)
  • Pamela Guest

    as Policewoman (uncredited)
  • Sam Sako

    as Call to Prayer Imam (uncredited)
  • Geoff Vanderstock

    as Police Officer (uncredited)
Camera Donald McAlpine Director of Photography
Production Ellen Chenoweth Casting
Editing Richard Halsey Editor
Art Todd Hallowell Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Albert Wolsky Costume Design
Crew Ken Speed Special Effects
Sound David Dockendorf Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Jamie Anderson Camera Operator
Sound William L. Stevenson Supervising Sound Editor
Editing Frank E. Jimenez Assistant Editor
Art Wayne Fitzgerald Title Designer
Writing Paul Mazursky Screenplay
Directing Paul Mazursky Director
Production Paul Mazursky Producer
Production Geoffrey Taylor Associate Producer
Lighting Norman Glasser Gaffer
Sound Andy Summers Original Music Composer
Writing Leon Capetanos Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Bob Mills Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Renate Leuschner Hairstylist
Production John C. Broderick Production Manager
Sound Carl Mahakian Sound Editor
Sound Paul Wells Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Peter Bogart First Assistant Director
Art Pato Guzman Production Design
Production Pato Guzman Co-Producer
Crew Gary Littlefield Transportation Coordinator
Sound Emilie Robertson Music Editor
Sound Kevin F. Cleary Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Dow Griffith Location Manager
Camera Elliott Marks Still Photographer
Art Jane Bogart Set Decoration
Production Lisa Clarkson Casting Assistant
Editing Dick Ritchie Color Timer
Sound Robert Randles Music Editor
Directing Lillian O. MacNeill Script Supervisor
Camera Sandy Williams Dolly Grip
Crew Nancy Willen Unit Publicist
Art Philip C. Hurst Greensman
Art Phil Read Construction Coordinator
Production Vince Heileson Production Accountant
Directing Eric Jewett Second Assistant Director
Directing Jodi Ehrlich Second Assistant Director