F. Ross Johnson, the CEO of RJR Nabisco decides that the time is ripe to take over his own company and enlists American Express. This kicks off a tide of other firms swarming in to tender offers. The outline of the film follows the actual takeover of the RJR Nabisco empire in a tongue in cheek way. Written by
John Vogel <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
At the golf course, Ross mentions giving away free Gucci watches and Polaroids. James Garner
, who plays Ross, starred in Polaroid's TV commercials in the 70s and 80s. See more
The film is set in 1988, but a post-1991 Chevrolet Caprice taxi is visible during a street scene. See more
It's not the company. It's the credibility. My credibility. I can't just sit on the bench and let other people play the game. Not my game. Not with their rules.
Music by Geoff Levin
and Manny Mendelson See more