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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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19 August 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Herança da Sogra  »

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The picture was notable for featuring a title song track of the same name sung by popular singer-pianist-composer-songwriter Billy Joel. The catchy tune bookends the movie, is heard on the film's trailer, and was included on Joel's 1983 album "An Innocent Man". The "Easy Money" song according to an interview with Joel is a homage to both James Brown and Wilson Pickett. 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 »

Quotes

Monty: [about his Mother-In-Law] She says I drink too much, I smoke too much, I gamble. I mean she's right, but what can I do? I got no... what's the word...
Nicky: Class.
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We Want Action
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Easy Money
20 July 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Dangerfield is in top form in his first starring vehicle as a slob who tries to mend his ways in order to inherit his mother-in-law's estate. Memorable one liners and classic gags that show off the comedien's immense talents. Title song by Billy Joel.


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