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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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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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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Trivia

The movie's Mad Dog and Glory (1993) title refers to the names of characters portrayed by Robert De Niro and Uma Thurman respectively. See more »

Goofs

In the initial scene when the driver is shot in the head, in order for his blood to have splattered on the window in the manner that it did, the bullet would have had to pass through his head and then through the window. 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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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Bob Saget/TLC (1995) See more »

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Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl
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Written by Willy DeVille
Performed by Mink DeVille
Courtesy of Capitol Records
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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De Niro and Murray playing against type
5 February 2014 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

I suppose the best thing about this movie is Robert De Niro and Bill Murray both playing against type, and doing so very well. Uma Thurman was good also, looking very pretty even when also looking a bit mousy. I have never been a fan of David Caruso, but once you get past the fact that it is David Caruso, you can't help but enjoy the way he played his part. Long time character actor Mike Starr was sufficiently menacing while also showing a bit of a goofy side. Some people complained about this film being placed in the comedy genre, and that seems legitimate, but it is a film rather hard to characterize. You might call it a character study. It had amusing and wry moments, but it is hardly a comedy. Anyway it is an OK film, worth a look.


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