Bullseye! (1990 film)

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Bullseye! FilmPoster.jpeg
Promotional release poster
Directed by Michael Winner
Written by Leslie Bricusse
Laurence Marks
Maurice Gran
Nick Mead
Michael Winner
Produced by Menahem Golan
Michael Winner
Starring Michael Caine
Roger Moore
Sally Kirkland
CinematographyAlan Jones
Edited by Terry Rawlings
Music by John Du Prez
21st Century Film Corporation
Distributed by 21st Century Film Corporation
Release date
  • 2 November 1990 (1990-11-02)
Running time
95 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
BudgetUS$15 million [1]
Box office£100,626 (UK) [2]

Bullseye! is a 1990 British–American action comedy film starring Michael Caine and Roger Moore. It was directed by Michael Winner. It was released on 2 November 1990, to mixed reviews, and was a box office disappointment. It has since developed a small cult following.



Moore and Caine play dual roles—a pair of small-time con-men and a pair of inept nuclear physicists who believe they have invented a limitless supply of energy. The con men use their resemblance to the scientists to con their way into the scientists' safe deposit boxes and steal the formula, but in so doing, they become entangled in a shady world of spies and international intrigue. The film includes a number of cameo appearances, including Jenny Seagrove (Winner's partner at the time) playing two different roles, John Cleese, Patsy Kensit, Alexandra Pigg and Nicholas Courtney. The film also features Roger Moore's daughter, Deborah Moore, in a supporting role.



The Radio Times Guide to Films' review of Bullseye! states: "this appallingly unfunny comedy is a career low for all concerned". [3]

Release and home video

This film has been released on several countries theatrically and later on VHS by RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video.[ citation needed ] The film is available on the made-on-demand DVD-R service from MGM Home Entertainment through 20th Century Fox.[ citation needed ]

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