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Summary A surreal, hyperactive farce in which a bumbling petty thief and the lady cop who keeps arresting him fall in love and decide to start a family. When they discover they can't have babies, they steal one from a furniture mogul who has just sired a set of quintuplets. The joys of parenthood are soon marred, however, by the difficulties of ...

Raising Arizona

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
69
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 176 User Ratings
8.2
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Summary A surreal, hyperactive farce in which a bumbling petty thief and the lady cop who keeps arresting him fall in love and decide to start a family. When they discover they can't have babies, they steal one from a furniture mogul who has just sired a set of quintuplets. The joys of parenthood are soon marred, however, by the difficulties of ...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
69
57% Positive
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30% Mixed
7 Reviews
13% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
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57% Positive
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30% Mixed
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13% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 176 User Ratings
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83% Positive
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15% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 176 User Ratings
8.2
83% Positive
146 Ratings
15% Mixed
27 Ratings
2% Negative
3 Ratings

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Production Company Circle Films
Release Date Mar 13, 1987
Duration 1 h 34 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline A comedy beyond belief.
National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA
2 Nominations
Young Artist Awards
1 Nomination
American Comedy Awards, USA
1 Nomination