Disorganized Crime (1989)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  14 April 1989 (USA)
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Career criminal Frank plans a bank heist and sends for his buddies to help pull the job. Before his buddies arrive, he's caught, forcing his cohorts to pull the job alone. Frank soon escapes, setting off a search by the bumbling cops.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sheriff Henault
Frank Salazar
Carlos Barrios
Max Green
George Denver
Ray Forgy
Bill Lonigan
Nick Bartkowski
Marie Butler ...
Wanda Brem (as Marie Butler Kouf)
Gregory Wurster ...
Deputy Greg
Deputy Monroe
Deputy Larry
Deputy Joe
Thomas Schellenberg ...
Deputy Jim
Robert K. Feldmann ...
Dispatcher (as Robert Feldmann)


This movie places some top thiefs, looking to steal money from a bank. The All-Star cast has many blunders on the way. Meanwhile a member of their group is missing and two cops chase after him. Written by <Lemiar28@AOL.com>

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Five crooks without a plan. Two cops without a clue. And one bank vault without a scratch. See more »


Action | Comedy | Crime


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Release Date:

14 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Message from Salazar  »

Box Office


$7,723,506 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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First theatrical film of Dean Norris. See more »


When Max is in the backseat of the car telling Carlos and Ray about the $5000.00 bail, he says it was for "grand theft on the car... Frank must have stolen it", but earlier, when Carlos returns from chasing Nick and tells Max and Ray he found the car, Ray says "He totaled my car?"...so it was Ray's car, not one that Frank stole. See more »


Carlos Barrios: [about sleeping man in backseat] Who's he? You seem to know everybody here, who's he then.
Ray Forgy: Don't know him.
Carlos Barrios: You don't know him?
Ray Forgy: Nope.
Carlos Barrios: I don't know him either.
Max Green: Me neither.
Carlos Barrios: [They stare at the man] Guess it's not fair not knowing who he is now that he knows who we are.
Nick Bartkowski: [man wakes up] Guess I'm not as famous as you guys. Nick Bartowski. Glad to meet you. Now we can be best friends. Well wake me when we get there then I'll get your fucking autographs.
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I don't know why this is one of my favorite movies, but it is.
25 October 1998 | by (Central PA) – See all my reviews

The plot is tight. The acting is flawless. The directing, script, scenery, casting are all well done. I watch this movie frequently, though I don't know what it is about the whole thing that grabs me. See it and drop me a line if you can figure out why I like it so much.

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