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Mad Dog and Glory (1993)

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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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Harold
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Andrew the Beater
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Lee
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Shooter
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Anthony Cannata ...
Pavletz
J.J. Johnston ...
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

Debut film as a producer of screenwriter Richard Price who acted as an executive producer on the picture. See more »

Goofs

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 Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) 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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Unusual and Outstanding
9 January 1999 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

A rare film that is as unusual as the acting performances are strong! The movie is funny, exciting, and serious content all wrapped into one. This one is really worth renting or adding to your personal video collection. Robert De Niro, Bill Murray, Uma Thurman, and David Caruso provide superb performances. The story is hard to pin down, but it seems to really be about friendship, love, and unspoken desire of all men to become brave heroes. You will need to watch this one a couple of times before you can figure out what happens. Does the main character overcome the villain, or is the villain purposely providing the means to make the main character's dreams come true out of friendship? You will have to be the judge.


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