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Once Upon a Crime... (1992)

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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Julian Peters
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Inspector Bonnard
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Carla the Agent
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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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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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6 March 1992 (USA)  »

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Criminals  »

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$8,700,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Eugene Levy: as the casino cashier. See more »

Quotes

Julian Peters: Would you excuse me, I'm being kicked off this train; I'd like to ask the conductor to slow it down.
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Featured in John Candy: Comic Spirit (2005) See more »

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My Favourite Movie Ever. The Possibly John Candy's best work.
13 February 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

John Candy's Performance in Once Upon A Crime is possibly his best ever. It's been My Favourite Movie since it came out. I Spent 5 Years searching for it. That's How Good It Is. If You Disagree, well, that's your opinion. Enjoy The Movie.


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