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
A comedy about a government witness who gives suburbia a culture shock.
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Did You Know?
In Sweden, the movie was inexplicably named "How I Taught an FBI-agent to Dance the Marengo". See more
At the end of the movie, when it is one year later, Vinnie and Crystal have a baby girl. The girl is at least six months old. The oldest she could have possibly been was three months old. See more
Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli
When did your wife leave?
That's when my wife left! What is it about the month of October?
I dunno. The pressure of Halloween? You never know what to go as!
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
Written by Brian Holland
, Lamont Dozier
and Eddie Holland
(as Eddy Holland)
Performed by Billy Hill
Published by Stone Agate Music
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products See more