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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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No cheating! No gambling! No booze! No smoking! No pizza! No nothin'! 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 »

Goofs

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: Nicky, just in time.
Monty: I didn't want to see her fucking face.
Monty: Mother.
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Features Island of Lost Souls (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Easy Money
Written and Performed by Billy Joel
Produced by Phil Ramone
Orchestrated by Dave Matthews
Engineer: Jim Boyer
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Watch this during "must see TV"
17 February 1999 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Forget about those hyped up banal TV shows, and rent yourself a copy of this film. It features Rodney Dangerfield at or around his acting pinnacle, as well as some early entertaining performances by Joe Pesci and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Damn funny stuff from the beginning. Suffer along with Monty as he is forced to give up most all the things in life he holds dear, so as to satisfy the requirements of his mother-in-law's will. Some highly memorable situations and one-liners will serve as the basis of much reference material for fellow fans.


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