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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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Pavletz
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Shanlon
Guy Van Swearingen ...
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Tommy the Bartender
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Storyline

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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Mad Dog och Glory  »

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$11,081,586 (USA)
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Trivia

One of five collaborations of music composer Elmer Bernstein and writer-producer-director Martin Scorsese the latter of whom acted in various capacities on each film. The movies include Cape Fear (1991), The Grifters (1990), Mad Dog and Glory (1993), Bringing Out the Dead (1999) and The Age of Innocence (1993). See more »

Goofs

Wayne wears his class ring on his left hand, instead of his right hand which is the tradition. 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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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Brian's Got a Brand New Bag (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Love and Happiness
(1972)
Written by Al Green and Teenie Hodges
Performed by Al Green
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
Under license from PolyGram Special Markets
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Love story
18 July 2001 | by (Honolulu,Hawaii) – See all my reviews

Good movie although lacking in directing quality.The movie looked rushed and if more passion was placed into it,the result could have been a classic.Good slice of life's thin line between logic and lunacy.Great performances by the actors.A revelation to Murray's hidden acting potentials as well.Not for people who are not fans of love stories.....


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