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Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has "larceny in his heart", it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mike Lafebb
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Carrie aka Fontaine
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Delphine the Hooker
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Johnny Scot, Poker Player
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Shoes, Poker Player (as Harry Carey)
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Vincent Tucci, Attorney
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District Attorney
Richard Key Jones ...
Lou, Bob's Tire & Body
Tom Lasswell ...
Bud, Bob's Tire & Body
Walter Shane ...
Bob's Tire & Body Manager
Frank A. Damiani ...
Waiter
David Frishberg ...
Nighclub Singer
John Baldwin ...
Sam the Apostle
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Storyline

Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has "larceny in his heart", it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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An amateur thief and a professional robber team up for an outrageous comic heist.

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Adventure | Comedy

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Release Date:

13 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Como Ser um Bom Ladrão  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,877,618 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of Albert Salmi. See more »

Quotes

Sam the Apostle: [wheeling in bogus machine] It's gonna be about 15 minutes. After we leave, that's when the roaches die.
Ernie Mullins: We don't have any roaches.
Sam the Apostle: See, we were here about 2 years ago.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hobgoblins (1998) See more »

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'A'-You're Adorable
By Buddy Kaye, Fred Wise and Sidney Lippman
Published by Aria Music Corp. and Budd Music Corp.
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ONE OF BURT'S BEST
5 September 2003 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I caught this flick on Late Night Television about 12 years ago and was instantly drawn into it. Ever since whenever it comes on I usually watch it or at least part of it since I have seen it so many times. A True Relatively Unknown Gem. A guys flick. The two leads Burt Reynolds and Casey Siemaszko are great in it. Great Writing and Directing. Highly Entertaining. Character Development and story were spot on. Great Caper Flick for men who like Caper flicks.


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