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Once Upon a Crime... (1992)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Mystery  |  6 March 1992 (USA)
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Phoebe and fellow American Julian Peters meet in Rome, find a lost dog, and agree to return it to Monte Carlo to split the five thousand dollar reward. Discovering the dog's owner dead, ... See full summary »

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Marilyn Schwary
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Julian Peters
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Elena Morosco
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Inspector Bonnard
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Alfonso de la Pena
Roberto Sbaratto ...
Detective Toussaint
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Hercules Popodopoulos
Ann Way ...
Housekeeper
Geoffrey Andrews ...
Butler
Caterina Boratto ...
Madame de Senneville
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Carla the Agent
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti ...
Customs Officer
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Storyline

Phoebe and fellow American Julian Peters meet in Rome, find a lost dog, and agree to return it to Monte Carlo to split the five thousand dollar reward. Discovering the dog's owner dead, they panic and become fugitives. Other victims of misfortune also become suspects, as the plot twists and luck and judgment desert everyone. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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6 March 1992 (USA)  »

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$8,700,000 (USA)
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Eugene Levy:  as the casino cashier. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Alfonso de la Pena: Ah, the dog. One of life's truely misunderstood creatures. To whom no man is truly worthly.
[at the camera]
Alfonso de la Pena: It's what I do.
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You've got to see it at least once
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The story and characters are interesting to the end: the movie is funny, and features good acting by a star-studded cast. This movie isn't going to win any Oscars, but it's good entertainment for 2 hours. I give this movie an 8 out of 10.


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