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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marilyn Schwary
Julian Peters
Elena Morosco
Inspector Bonnard
Alfonso de la Pena
Roberto Sbaratto ...
Detective Toussaint
Hercules Popodopoulos
Ann Way ...
Geoffrey Andrews ...
Caterina Boratto ...
Madame de Senneville
Carla the Agent
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti ...
Customs Officer


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 <>

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery


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Release Date:

6 March 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Criminals  »

Box Office


$8,700,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Eugene Levy:  as the casino cashier. See more »


Hercules Popodopoulos: Madame, I admire your insouciance.
Marilyn Schwary: Well, it's the dress; it shows everything.
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Remake of ...And Suddenly It's Murder! (1960) See more »

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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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