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The Super (1991)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  4 October 1991 (USA)
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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Louie Kritski
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Big Lou Kritski
Madolyn Smith Osborne ...
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  »

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$11,000,863 (USA)
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Final performance of Vincent Gardenia. See more »

Goofs

When Louie first enters his slum apartment 5C there is a shiny metal light fixture hanging up in the area where the ceiling is leaking onto a puddle on the floor. He closes the front door, walks into the bathroom and the light fixture is still there. But in the next shot the fixture is now inexplicably lying on the floor in the water puddle. This is never explained. See more »

Quotes

Big Lou Kritski: If you fix one shitty toilet, I'll disown you. One toilet, you're out of the will!
[grabs the heater Tito is carrying]
Big Lou Kritski: Give me that, Buckwheat!
Tito: Who you calling 'Buckwheat', you fat fuck.
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Soundtracks

Gonna Make You Sweat
Written by Robert Clivillés and Freedom Williams (as Frederick R. Williams)
Performed by C.C. Music Factory (as C & C Music Factory)
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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THIS LIKES LIKE A GOOD ROOM.

If you like " my cousin vinny" than this is a must see. In this movie , they show a situation that is normal for some parts of the cities in the world. A "rich" guy ( home block owner) in his own ' falling apart' building, this gifs a lot off humorisch situations and after all the super will turn out to be a great guy even though his father does not agree with him. He will find a great place to park his car and will notice that the alarm works well. A guarantee for a fun evening in front of the tv. Good comedy.


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