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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
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Caterina Boratto ...
Madame de Senneville
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Carla the Agent
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti ...
Customs Officer
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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, 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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6 March 1992 (USA)  »

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$8,700,000 (USA)
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Julian Peters: Let's call a truce what do you say?
[Phoebe does not reply]
Julian Peters: Okay, how's this for an idea. After we get the reward money, I'll take you back here. Well have a nice moonlight dinner, a little champagne...
Phoebe: Look, Julian, don't waste my time. There is absolutely no chance I'd get involved with you. This is a business deal. Let's stick to business. Okay?
Julian Peters: Who said anything about getting involved? Lady, I'm on the ropes and the last thing I need is to be seen walking around with a lady wearing tights ...
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This movie is great!!!!
6 September 2006 | by (New Castle, Colorado) – See all my reviews

This movie has an all star cast, John Candy, Richard Lewis, Ornella Mutti, Cybill Shepard, and Jim Belushi to name a few, run amuck in Monte Carlo, as well as some other beautiful European locations, and is very funny. The trouble that everyone gets in when they lie to protect themselves is great, and I highly recommend that you see this movie, it is well worth it! John Candy is in top form in Once Upon A Crime, as is everyone else! If you and your family are looking for a great family film, this is your ticket. Everyone gives stellar performances, great acting, great comedy, and great timing, which is rare in movies these days. Great plot, great mystery, (which I love anyways) and overall, well worth the money you spend on it. So get the kids, grab some popcorn, juice, or tea, or sodas, and enjoy the show!!!!


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