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Johnny Dangerously (1984)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  21 December 1984 (USA)
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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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Lil
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Sally
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Desk Sergeant
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Storyline

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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WANTED * MICHAEL KEATON * for being wacky, outrageous & rude in the 'new' hit comedy 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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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Michael Keaton's characterization of Johnny Dangerously frequently spoofs James Cagney, a star of gangster movies from the golden age of old Hollywood. 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

Johnny Dangerously: Ma, you got to take better care of yourself. I don't want you living like this. I don't want you doing other people's laundry.
Ma Kelly: What are you saying? Give up me career?
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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

Edited into 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Videos (1996) See more »

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Fargin Corksuckers!!!
22 May 2003 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

This movie is just too funny, a totally non-PC gangster romp. If Mel Brooks made a picture about the Mob in the 30's, it would probably look like this. Too many great one-liners to to remember, and while its not for everyone, anyone who DOESNT laugh a whole bunch of times doesnt have a pulse. So, put it on and LAUGH you Iceholes!!!


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