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Hudson Hawk (1991)

A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot.

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Leonardo da Vinci (as Stephano Molinari)
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Storyline

Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he refuses, they threaten to kill his friend Tommy. Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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For this cat burglar, nine lives may just not be enough. See more »


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 May 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Hudson Hawk  »

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Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$17,218,080 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When checking out of prison the clerk places Hudson Hawk's jacket over a drawing of Leonardo Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa". See more »

Goofs

When Anna is shot by the curare dart, she falls next to Hudson with her right arm on the floor by the side of her leg. In the next shot, her arm has moved up onto the top of her leg. If she was paralyzed, and no one moved her arm...it should still be by her side. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: Long ago, the Duke of Milan commissioned a little known artist to erect a Mammoth statue of a horse. The time was 1481... The artist was Leonardo da Vinci... The guy on the donkey's just a guy on a donkey.
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Referenced in Tiny Toon Adventures: Two-Tone Town (1992) See more »

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Written by Lincoln Chase & Shirley Ellis
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This movie is a blast!
28 October 1998 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Hudson Hawk has cult movie written all over it. Bruce Willis and Danny Aiello have a blast making robberies while singing show tunes. It put me in the spirit of the movie and I enjoyed myself. Everybody in the cast overacts but that didn't bother me at all. This is the kind of movie that after years pass will be considered a cult classic. Check out Hudson Hawk if you want to have a good time. Because like all the best films, you have to suspend your belief in reality to make it work and this movie is fantasy on a whole new level.


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