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Hudson Hawk (1991)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  24 May 1991 (USA)
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A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot.

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Antony Mario (as Carmine Zozorra)
Stefano Molinari ...
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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Shy. Sensitive. Law-abiding. Polite. Repsectful. - I don't think so. See more »


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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24 May 1991 (USA)  »

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The Adventures of Hudson Hawk  »

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Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$17,218,080 (USA)
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Trivia

Isabella Rossellini was originally cast as Anna Baragli, but when the movie was delayed because of scheduling issues, the part was re-cast with Maruschka Detmers. However, due to back problems, she had to leave after a few days of shooting, and was finally replaced with Andie MacDowell. See more »

Goofs

When Tommy is quizzing Hudson Hawk on song lengths, he asks "National Anthem, Whitney Houston, Super Bowl 17?" Whitney Houston sang the National Anthem at Super Bowl 25. Leslie Easterbrook, who played Callahan in the "Police Academy" movies, sang the National Anthem at Super Bowl 17. Also the Whitney Houston version was 116 seconds not "7 minutes 17 seconds" as Hudson claims. 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 The Last Boy Scout (1991) See more »

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THE POWER
Written by Benito Benitez, John Garrett III & Toni C.
Performed by Snap (as SNAP)
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Munich/Logic/Arista Records
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Campy Humor at its best!!
26 August 2003 | by (.: Fiendish Writings in the Dark :.) – See all my reviews

This movie was supposed to be a big blockbuster hit. but it ended up as almost the end to Bruce Willis's career. Fortunately, that wasn't the case. The whole world likes Willis's acting, action and the characters he portrays.

Although this movie was recently rated among the 10 worst movies of all time at MSN, I found it quite refreshing, interestingly funny and downright campy. I laugh every time I see the movie. how many movies can you say that about?

"Bunny! Ball Ball!" Just precious.

The storyline is as follows. A Dominatrix (Sandra Bernhard) and her megalomaniac husband (Richard E Grant) are setting in motion a plot to take over the world. Willis's character, Eddie Hawkins, is the only person who can stop them.

The plot is a classic and the laughs just keep coming. Complete with Andie McDowell as Hawkins's love interest, this movie is very entertaining.

What other movie has "the guy on the donkey" listed in its credits?

This movie rates a 7.9/10 from...

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