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Greedy (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 4 March 1994 (USA)
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Uncle Joe is ageing. He's also a millionaire. That's why his family is trying so very hard to get into his good books. They all want a piece of his empire. Unfortunately Uncle Joe isn't as ... See full summary »

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Uncle Joe is ageing. He's also a millionaire. That's why his family is trying so very hard to get into his good books. They all want a piece of his empire. Unfortunately Uncle Joe isn't as stupid as his family thinks he is. He can see that his family is only nice to him because they want his money. Along comes Daniel McTeague, a struggling bowler, imported from another city by his family, to put an end to this ridiculous situation. The fight won't be easy, though, because the poor family has a little bit of competition - A beautiful nurse who takes care of Uncle Joe (and no doubt would love to take care of his bank account). Who gets all the money? Written by Michael Feller <reb@magna.com.au>

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Oh, sure they're two-faced, back-stabbing, money-grubbing, buck-chasing, brown-nosing, sniveling weasels. But hey...They're family. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »

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4 March 1994 (USA)  »

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Les héritiers affamés  »

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$13,145,977 (USA)
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Trivia

This was the second film in a lucrative three movie deal that Michael J. Fox had signed with Universal Pictures during the nineties. The first was For Love or Money (1993) in 1993, and the third was The Frighteners (1996) in 1996. See more »

Goofs

Almost at the end when Danny (Fox) is packing uncle Joe's stuff in the hospital you can see him putting in the bag a urinal which is clearly a mistake, and then he puts it back in the table. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Joe: Where's my special boy?Where's Uncle Joe's special boy?.
Little Carl: Here I am Uncle Joe.
Uncle Joe: Carl get in touch with reality.
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Crazy Credits

The movie opens with a lengthy black and white sequence of Jimmy Durante performing "Inka Dinka Doo" from the 1944 film Two Girls and A Sailor, while the pink credits roll. See more »

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Referenced in Police Rescue: Wild Card (1995) See more »

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Money Slips Through My Fingers
Written by Mark Turnbull
Produced by Phil Marshall
Performed by Beth Wood
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Plot Summary
16 November 1999 | by (Mudgee,Australia) – See all my reviews

Kirk Douglas,Michael J Fox and Nancy Travis star in this hilarious movie. Joe Mc Teague (Douglas) is an old man with a big supply of cash.His nieces and nephews have each followed a way to convince him he should hand the money to them. Along comes Danny (Fox) and his girlfriend,Robin (Travis) who Joe thinks should have the money.However,Joe's "nurse" Molly,(played by Olivia D'Abo) has her own plans! Everyone has their own plans to capture Joe's money.But he has his own plans and he's not gonna let it go easy! Look out for Colleen Camp as Patti.

Memorable scenes include the scene at dinner where all the family secrets are uncovered.

A Memorable Quote: (Carl (Joe's nephew) has commented to fellow sibling Patti,how he had the decency to be early to Uncle Joe's weekend party) PATTI:Well,at least we had the decency not to put Frank's sperm in a machine to separate the X's from the Y's!There is a line below which we will not go!(to her girls)-Joelene,Joette-come along.


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