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

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Promotional title logos for the picture seen on film posters and promo materials formed the letter "S" out of a "$" symbol character in the movie's Easy Money (1983) name. See more »

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In the horse racing scene, in the beginning, the name shows Dover Downs, but when the horse winds up losing, it is Hoover Downs. See more »

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Rose Capuletti: All I ever wanted was a happy family. That's all I ever asked for: a happy family. A family that loved each other. I never cared about anything else!
Monty: Stop it, will ya'? I can't take it no more!
Monty: [continues, looking frustrated and upset] Money caused all this. I don't wanna' be rich. We're not *supposed* to be rich. We don't look rich. We don't talk rich. We don't smell rich. No more rich!
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Referenced in ...Where's Rodney? (1990) See more »

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Teach Me Tonight
by Sammy Cahn and Gene de Paul
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One of Rodney's best
11 January 2002 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

It's not everyday where you get to watch a good comedy starring Joe Pesci. No one cares now, but when Rodney decides to join the big comedy club up in the sky above, Easy Money will be broadcast on every comedy network from Maine to San Diego. Second to only Caddy Shack, Easy Money is Rodney's best and most loved film roles as the guy who never gets any respect. A wonderful story with a wonderful arrangement of characters including Rodney and Pesci. Overall, Rodney makes the film come together with his comic genius.


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