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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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$13,145,977 (USA)
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Trivia

The movie opened at the No. #2 spot at the North American box office sitting next to top-spotted Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994). 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

Frank: Look at these pictures she got of Glen and that gym instructor.
Glen: [grabs photographs] That's not me.
Frank: Well it looks like you and that's all that matters.
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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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Features Two Girls and a Sailor (1944) See more »

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Inka Dinka Doo
Written by Jimmy Durante and Ben Ryan
Performed by Jimmy Durante
Courtesy of Turner Entertainment, Inc.
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The best bowling film made
12 February 2003 | by (La Habra, California) – See all my reviews

Simply a great movie. Michael J. Fox trained with one of the greats, Johnny Petraglia for months in preparation for this movie. Fox went from a hack casual bowler to a respectable 175 average. Not good enough to actually throw the shots he was supposed to throw in the movie, though. The makers of Kingpin and Big Lebowski should have seen this one before making a mockery of the game. Any bowling lover should not miss this one.


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