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Easy Money (1983)

 -  Comedy  -  19 August 1983 (USA)
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To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living, gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.

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The life of a young man about town suddenly reaches a turning point. Before this he led a life of debauchery. He will get 10 million dollars as an inheritance if his life has undergone a complete change within a year. It is a hard question: be rich and boring all day or be depraved and amusing... Written by Kornel Osvart <kornelo@alphanet.hu>

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We're taking all the fun out of life - and putting it into a movie! See more »

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Debut produced screenplay for a cinema movie for all of the film's writers P.J. O'Rourke, Michael Endler, Dennis Blair and Rodney Dangerfield. See more »

Goofs

When Julio attempts to make love with Alison on his wedding night, she goes from wearing a thin robe when coming out of the bathroom and holding hands with Julio to bare shoulders (robe disappears!) as Julio pushes closer for a kiss - all in one cut (good for Julio, bad for Continuity)! See more »

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Belinda Capuletti: Someday I'll be out of you're life.
Monty: Yeah, well for now get out of the bathroom.
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Featured in The Making of 'Easy Money' (1983) See more »

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Teach Me Tonight
by Sammy Cahn and Gene de Paul
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easily skip-able, but still good for some laughs
20 April 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I am not a huge fan of this film, but I've got to admit that it will most likely make you laugh. It's extremely low-brow and has a lot of cheap laughs, but sometimes a movie like this is exactly what you might need. In other words, nothing deep or requiring your full attention--just a silly movie. To me, this movie is nearly as funny as Dangerfield's follow-up film, BACK TO SCHOOL and both are fun time-passers.

The plot, such as it is, is really just an excuse to watch Rodney tell a lot of dopey jokes and get in stupid situations. He is ably assisted by a pre-mafia days Joe Pesci--an amiable friend who tries to keep Rodney from losing the money left to him by his battleaxe mother-in-law in her will--provided he STOP drinking, gambling and lose weight. The end is particularly satisfying and it's a fun romp.


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