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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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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 this disorganized See more »

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21 December 1984 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Dom DeLuise:  As a Pope. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny says he joined the Jocko Dundee Gang full time there is a picture of him and the gang with Vermin, but Vermin doesn't join the gang until two scenes later. See more »

Quotes

Danny Vermin: I've been fulfilling a lot of people's prophecies about me; I've become a real scumbag.
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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 White Heat (1949) 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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