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Easy Money (1983)

R | | Comedy | 19 August 1983 (USA)
To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard-living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before they get 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 gambling! No booze! No smoking! No pizza! But lots of RESPECT!! [Australia Theatrical] 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 beginning of the film when Monty is in the wedding dress he's smoking a cigarette. The cigarette alternates from being in his hand & mouth. When he reaches up to remove the veil the cigarette is in his hand. Yet in the next cut the cigarette is in his mouth. See more »

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Monty: [Nicky and Monty while browsing in Monahan's Antique shop] Hey. what do they got in here? Antiques?
Nicky: [seeing a quite elderly patron] No, those are the customers.
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Referenced in Lost in America (1985) See more »

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Funiculi Funicula
by Peppino Turco (as G. Turco) and Luigi Denza
Performed by Rodney Dangerfield
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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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