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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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To give up gambling, eating, and smoking for one year for a $10 Million inheritance, there's no such thing as "Easy Money". See more »

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19 August 1983 (USA)  »

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A Herança da Sogra  »

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The last names of the "Capuletti" family characters, headed by "Monty Capuletti" aka "Montgomery Capuletti" (Rodney Dangerfield), and the Monahan family, headed by Mrs. Monahan (Geraldine Fitzgerald), were a spoof and a reference to the names of the two feuding families in William Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet", the Montagues and the Capulets. Easy Money (1983)'s story-line features familial conflict between Monty and his mother-in-law. See more »

Goofs

In the hospital scene, when Julio and his wife are on Dangerfield's side, Julio asks "now, can I call you dad?," the position of the wife's arm and Julio change between shots. See more »

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Julio: Can I call you Dad?
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Love's Got a Line on You
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Wonderful movie.
19 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I do-not usually watch very many movies. Usually only 30's to 60's movies. This movie I caught by accident on a Saturday afternoon. From the moment I watched it I couldn't stop laughing. There actually were tears in my eyes. Rodney Dangerfield was definitely at his best in this comedy. There were so many hilarious moments and incidents most of them not expected. He also was not overacting as we all can relate to the character he portrays in this movie, basically himself. We are all familiar with the character perhaps being similar to ourselves. His friends in the movie were not stereotypes rather true-life characters on our own blocks everywhere. Ms. Azzara was perfect as the wife. She contributed her true New York accent, Italian heritage and many talents. She was low-key but no one could help but notice her fine talents and portrayal. The five minutes before the ending were a bit disappointing but the ending made up for it. This movie is to be enjoyed and shared by everyone. A ' Diamond in the Rough '. Pure pleasure.


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