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Johnny Dangerously (1984)

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Set in the 1930's, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.

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Johnny Kelly / Johnny Dangerously
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Set in the 1930's, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills. Written by Craig Clarke <clarkec@topaz.cqu.edu.au>

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Organized crime has never been so disorganized! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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21 December 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Johnny le dangereux  »

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Trivia

For legal reasons, the 'Weird Al' Yankovic' song "This Is the Life" was not included on the home video release of the movie. See more »

Goofs

At Moroni's hearing, you see assistant DA Tommy Kelly wearing a wedding band, yet he hasn't married Sally yet. See more »

Quotes

[In the middle of a trial]
Tommy Kelly: ...that Roman Troy Maronie was responsible for: the Mother's Day Massacre, The Christmas Day Slaughter, The Lincoln's Birthday Mutilations, and The Groundhog's Day Be-headings!
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Crazy Credits

After the opening credits, you see "1935" on the screen. A car in the near lane of the street drives behind it. Then, another car (in the far lane) runs into the number sitting on the road, and smashes it to pieces. See more »

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References The Sound of Music (1965) See more »

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Very funny movie that gets a bad rap!
13 February 2004 | by (NY) – See all my reviews

For a movie that gets no respect there sure are a lot of memorable quotes listed for this gem. Imagine a movie where Joe Piscopo is actually funny! Maureen Stapleton is a scene stealer. The Moroni character is an absolute scream. Watch for Alan "The Skipper" Hale jr. as a police Sgt.


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