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Greedy (1994)

 -  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
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Carl
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Glen
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Tina
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Bartlett
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Laura
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Douglas
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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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Where there's a will...there's a relative. 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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Greedy  »

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$13,145,977 (USA)
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Trivia

Paul Newman was the original choice for the part later played by Kirk Douglas. See more »

Goofs

In the long shot of the bowling lanes they appear to be natural wood but in the close-ups, they are synthetic. See more »

Quotes

Patti: How the hell do you lose twenty five million dollars?
Uncle Joe: It's easier than you think.
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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 »

Connections

References Greed (1924) See more »

Soundtracks

Inka Dinka Doo
Written by Jimmy Durante and Ben Ryan
Performed by Jimmy Durante
Courtesy of Turner Entertainment, Inc.
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Best film I've ever seen
25 June 2003 | by (Lelystad, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Saw it before, and watched it again last night, even though I normally don't watch films twice. Period.

I think this is a brilliant film.

The humour in it is great, even though I knew what was coming. I mean: the fact that I remembered some of the lines from watching it a couple of years ago, while I can't remember what I had for dinner yesterday, speaks for itself. In my book anyway. :-)

Regardless of the comments, by others or myself, this film deserves a chance, so if you've never seen it I heartily recommend watching it. I'm (pretty) sure you'll love it.


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