Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Michael Keaton, Gedde Watanabe, George Wendt, John Turturro, Mimi Rogers

Zany Japanese (including one played by Gedde Watanabe, a.k.a. Long Duk Dong, who you know is coming on this list) take over an American auto-manufacturing plant and bewilder blue-collar Yanks with their zany Japanese ways. (Funny accents! Chopsticks! Public bathing!) In the end, the Americans learn how to be über-efficient and the Japanese presumably learn how not to run a billion-dollar industry into the ground. [Squinty-eyed Asian laugh.]