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My Blue Heaven (I) (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  17 August 1990 (USA)
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An all too uptight FBI agent must protect a larger than life mobster with a heart of gold, currently under witness protection in the suburbs.

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The mobster Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli is under the witness protection program and the FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to take Vinnie and his wife Linda to a house in the suburbs. However their wives leave Vinnie and Barney and the agent gets closer to the gangster and befriends him. Vinnie is a bon vivant and a crook and does not keep the necessary low profile. The District Attorney Hannah Stubbs arrests him but Barney releases him from jail since he needs to testify against the Mafia. Soon Barney falls in love with Stubbs, but Vinnie gets into many troubles calling the attention of two hitmen from the Mafia. The police officer Crystal Rybak protects him and they also falls in love with each other. In the end, the good-hearted Vinnie becomes a prominent personality in the suburbs. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A comedy about a government witness who gives suburbia a culture shock. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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17 August 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Meu Pequeno Paraíso  »

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$23,591,472 (USA)
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Trivia

In Sweden, the movie was inexplicably named "How I Taught an FBI-agent to Dance the Marengo". See more »

Goofs

Reflected in Vinny's sunglasses at the start of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli: You dirty rat!
Billy Sparrow: Snitch!
Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli: Stool pigeon!
Billy Sparrow: Informer!
Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli: Squealer!
Billy Sparrow: You dirty rat!
Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli: I already said you dirty rat!
Billy Sparrow: Yeah, but I say it better.
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Connections

Referenced in The Mentalist: My Blue Heaven (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

The Star-Srangled Banner
Music by John Stafford Smith (uncredited)
Lyrics by Francis Scott Key (uncredited)
Performed by The United States Marine Band
Courtesy of RCA Records
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simple, but pretty good
17 December 2000 | by (Brasov, Romania) – See all my reviews

My Blue Heaven is exactly the kind of movie you want to see after a long day of work, when you're just looking for something relaxing to spend your evening with. The movie is pretty simple and predictable, some of the gags are not too funny, but it has its good points. Steve Martin is great as an italian mobster, he plays really great. Some gags are very cool and funny, and the dialogue is many times interesting. In conclusion, a good watch. Vote: 6 out of 10.


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