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 <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 March 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Les héritiers affamés  »

Box Office


$13,145,977 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


After Danny (Michael J. Fox) and Robin (Nancy Travis) discover Uncle Joe's (Kirk Douglas) complex charade at the film's climax, they see Molly (Olivia D'Abo) and Douglas (Jonathan Lynn) standing across the street, under the movie marquis, aptly playing the film Charade. See more »


In the beginning of the movie Carl's younger son hits him with a toy sword on the left eyebrow. In the next scene, Carl is driving the car and he has a band aid on his right eyebrow. See more »


Frank: I'm insane? For five years I begged you, "Let's put him in a home!" No, you didn't want to because you didn't have the balls! None of you have any balls!
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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 »


References Greed (1924) See more »


Money Slips Through My Fingers
Written by Mark Turnbull
Produced by Phil Marshall
Performed by Beth Wood
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User Reviews

Extremely Underrated, Hilarious!
10 June 2004 | by (Orlando, FL) – See all my reviews

Greedy is a film you may have passed on Showtime, or glanced at in the TV Guide and thought, "never heard of it". To be honest, I can't recall its stint in the theaters either. However, on the recommendation of my father, I gave it a chance.

The interaction between all of the characters is terrific. Phil Hartman gives comic brilliance, mixed with wit and sarcasm in his usual way.

This movie has a lot of laugh out loud moments for people who are into clever comedy with a slightly twisted mind. It is cemented in my comedy top 5 with Stripes, Planes Trains and Automobiles, Ferris Buellers Day Off, and Ridgemont. Highly recommended! 9/10

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