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Mad Dog and Glory (1993)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  5 March 1993 (USA)
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After his life is saved by a lonely cop, a mobster who moonlights as a stand-up comedian provides the cop with a beautiful young companion.

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Shooter
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Pavletz
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Shanlon
Guy Van Swearingen ...
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Wayne Dobie is a shy police photographer who saves the life of crime boss Frank Milo. Greatful, Milo insists on being Wayne's friend, offering him the companionship of "Glory", one of his employees. Wayne is thus in a difficult situation: he can't be seen to be fraternising with criminals, and he's unsure about how to deal with Glory. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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A cop who'd rather be an artist. A mobster who'd rather be a comic. And a woman who'd rather be anywhere but between them.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality, language, violence and drug content | See all certifications »

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5 March 1993 (USA)  »

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$11,081,586 (USA)
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During the filming of a fight scene Bill Murray accidentaly broke Robert De Niros nose. See more »

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In the scene where Wayne is investigating the domestic dispute across the hall, the cop is wearing no top or pants, yet he pulls a badge from his person. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dealer in Car: Yo fellas, what's up?
Driver: Same old same old.
Dealer in Car: I got meatballs, I got ready rocks, I got gumballs. Shit, I even got gas starter kits.
Shooter: Jumbos, two-twentys.
Dealer in Car: Two-twentys'll be 40.
Shooter: [flashing bills] You break this?
Dealer in Car: I ain't no cash machine.
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Features Law & Order (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Just a Gigolo
(1929)
Music by Leonello Casucci (as Leo Naello Casucci)
Lyrics by Irving Caesar (as Irving Caeser)
Performed by Louis Prima (together with "I Ain't Got Nobody")
Courtesy of Capitol Records
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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Small, amusing and unpretentious.
27 May 2001 | by (amsterdam) – See all my reviews

Mad Dog & Glory unites timid forensic police officer De Niro and flamboyant mob-boss Murray in an unlikely and comedic friendship. A very amusing, breezy film with a few remarkably dark scenes. Pleasant atmosphere is provided by excellent cinematography and clever writing. Nice acting all round, even from Caruso, who was up and coming at the time (after NYPD Blue), now his career seems to be all but over.


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