Paroled labor racketeer "Dapper" Dino is sought after by a "politically ambitious" prosecutor schemes to put him back in jail and a deceitful partner sizes him up for concrete shoes.

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Paroled labor racketeer "Dapper" Dino is sought after by a "politically ambitious" prosecutor schemes to put him back in jail and a deceitful partner sizes him up for concrete shoes.

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23 August 1989 (USA)  »

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Cookie - Die Tochter des Paten  »

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$1,869,417 (USA)
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Although given correctly in the opening credits, Brenda Vaccaro's surname turns into "Vacarro" in the closing credit cast list. See more »

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Lenore: I raised you all by myself. I was a single mother long before they were talking about it on Oprah Winfrey.
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References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

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Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe
Written and Performed by Barry White
Savatte Music. Unichappel Music Inc. a/c Six Continents Music.
All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of PolyGram Special Projects
A Division of PolyGram Records, Inc.
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Not so good
23 February 1999 | by (Kassel, Germany) – See all my reviews

It was planned as a feel good movie like 'Desperately Seeking Susan' but in fact it is unfortunately only goofy and boring. I don't know why such a accomplished writer like Nora Ephron had written such a bad screenplay and the poor actors and actresses like Ricki Lake, Dianne Wiest, Peter Falk, Brenda Vaccaro, Lionel Stander or Jerry Lewis have had no chance to show their talents. And poor Emily Lloyd. I think it costs her a lot of sympathy in Hollywood and have had prevented to become such a big star like Gwyneth Paltrow or Winona Ryder in the USA.


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