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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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I was happy being a big fat slob, but for $10 million...I'll give up everything! See more »

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A Herança da Sogra  »

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The name of the song that Monty Capuletti (Rodney Dangerfield) sang at his daughter's wedding was the traditional Italian tune of "Funiculi, Funicula" by Luigi Denza and Peppino Turco with the latter billed as G. Turco (as with his birth name of Giuseppe Turco). See more »

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In the hospital scene, when Julio and his wife are at the door, the wife is on one side then on the other side before the walk into the room. See more »

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Monty: My mother-in-law, for years I wouldn't kiss her face; I end up kissing her ass.
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Scene from The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)
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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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