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Johnny Dangerously (1984)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 21 December 1984 (USA)
Set in the 1930s, 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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Set in the 1930s, 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 this disorganized See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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21 December 1984 (USA)  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The closing credits jokingly bill two writers, Neal Israel and Pat Proft, who did not co-write the movie, as "Special Medical Advisers". Neal Israel, also a director, was the second husband of Director Amy Heckerling, and were married around the time that this movie was made and released. 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

Tommy Kelly: Sally's place is in the home, and I intend to support her, and I'll do anything - shine boots, drive a hack, blow glass - anything.
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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 »

Connections

Spoofs Scarface (1983) See more »

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Never has something so corny been so entertaining!
12 February 2003 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

The jokes are obvious, the gags are corny, and the characters are walking characatures - but I couldn't stop from laughing at his highly entertaining movie. No matter how many times I see it, I still get a kick out of this one, and I recommend it highly for all lovers of mindless entertainment. It contains many quotable moments, and some of the best sight-gags I've seen to this day. If you've had a bad week and you need a chuckle, rent this one on your way home Friday night to give your weekend a good start.


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