As the story starts we are treated to a realistic western and look back at the cover to be sure we have the correct DVD. Yep it is the correct one.
A romance novelist, Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner of "Body Heat" 1981 fame) wants to fall in love with the type of hero she created in her novels. Fat chance she has hanging around her New York City apartment.
Perchance her sister Elaine (Mary Ellen Trainor), looking for the other body parts of Elaine's dismembered husband, is kidnapped and ransomed by ruthless people, (Danny DeVito and Zack Norman.) This just happens to be in Columbia. It seems that there are other interested parties that are down right vicious.
Will Joan Wilder find the type of romance she writes about or just a snot?
Prepare for a great adventure. ----------
The movie was filmed in Mexico. I have not been to Columbia but I have seen several of the places in Mexico. It does not diminish the film what so ever.
I saw this film several times previous to the Blu-ray packaging and I really can not say if the resolution or jut big screen TV makes a difference. However looking at the extra footage make me feel that they did a good job of restoration.
The Blu-ray edition has several extras. Danny explains why he likes to use the word "maricon!" The deleted scenes are really alternate scenes. -------- If you like juggle adventures with home bound people do not miss "Call Me Bwana" (1963) with Bob Hope