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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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17 August 1990 (USA)  »

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Meu Pequeno Paraíso  »

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$23,591,472 (USA)
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In Sweden, the movie was inexplicably named "How I Taught an FBI-agent to Dance the Marengo". See more »

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When Vincent tells Hannah his old dog's name, the audio says, "Fangool" but his mouth says something else. See more »

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Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli: Two double scotches please.
Stewardess #1: I'm sorry we can only serve two drinks at a time. Two double scotches would be four drinks.
Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli: OK how about this? You sell me my double scotch, and you sell my friend his double scotch, but instead of putting his double scotch on his tray, you put it on mine and I'll pay you for both. By the way have I told you that you look lovely in red and blue... Pam.
Stewardess #1: Ok, fine. Here you go.
Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli: Keep the change.
Stewardess #1: Oh, we're not allowed to accept tips.
Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli: [Turns to Barney] Not allowed to accept...
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Referenced in The Mentalist: My Blue Heaven (2013) See more »

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Sufin' USA
Written by Chuck Berry and Brian Wilson
Performed by The Beach Boys
Published by ARC Music Co.
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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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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