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The Super (1991)

R | | Comedy | 4 October 1991 (USA)
Karma comes into play when a wealthy wisecracking landlord is ordered by a court to live in the filthy building that he runs.

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Cast

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Naomi Bensinger
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Marlon (as Ruben Blades)
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Heather
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Irene Kritski
Kenn Michael ...
Tito (as Kenny Blank)
Paul Benjamin ...
Gilliam
Beatrice Winde ...
Leotha
Bhubeshi Bodibe ...
Goode
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Stubbs (as Abdoulaye N'Gom)
Carol Jean Lewis ...
Eleanor
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Ron Nessim
Daniel Baltzman ...
Young Louie
Jack Hallett ...
Young Big Lou
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Storyline

Louie is a New York slum landlord who is given 120 days to repair one of his apartment blocks. The problem for Louie is that he must live in the rundown block until the repairs are complete. Louie's father is the real boss, and he has no intention of paying for the repairs. This leaves Louie to live in the squalor his tenants endure all year round. Written by Rob Hartill

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The best way to punish a slumlord is to make him a tenant. See more »

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 October 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A háziúr  »

Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$11,000,863 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Vincent Gardenia's wife in the movie was named "Irene". Gardenia had a re-occurring role in the series "All in the Family" as Frank Lorenzo, who's wife was also called "Irene". See more »

Goofs

Reflected in the window of Big Lou's car after telling his son about leaving to Tahiti. See more »

Quotes

Marlon: Neighbor.
Louie Kritski: Neighbor? You're late with your rent, Marlon. I know, I know, Mommy's dying again, you had to send money. How many times is it this year Mamacita's almost croaked?
Marlon: Six. But you know, I am glad she is still with us.
Louie Kritski: Listen, why don't you insure the lady? This way when she decides to join that big Piñata party in the sky, you can use the insurance money to pay your rent. Know what I mean? What is it with you Latins, don't you have any pride?
Marlon: I got pride. I'm proud I live in a building. ...
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Soundtracks

Bonriba
Written by Magic A. Moreno (as Magic Moreno) and Treason
Performed by Treason
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Enjoyable Fun
23 January 2002 | by (Jersey City NJ) – See all my reviews

Although not Joe Pesci's best film, it had enough funny moments in it for me to watch it again. Joe Pesci was at his crazy comic best. Vincent Gardenia's expressions and comedic timing helped make this an enjoyable film. Mr. Gardenia's last film. Too bad, he & Pesci would have been a good team in other future projects.


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