Disney Disneys Touchstone Pictures released the studios first R-rated movie, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, in early 1986. Paul Mazursky directed and co-wrote this adaptation of Jean Renoirs classic 1932 film, Boudu Saved from Drowning. This shaggy dog comedy starring Nick Nolte, Richard Dreyfuss and Bette Midler grossed over $60 million and earned its R-rating due to language and a scene in which a topless woman is having sex. Walt Disney was probably rolling over in his grave!
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