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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Tina (as Siobhan Fallon)


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 <>

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Proof positive that money can buy a lot of laughs. 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?


The movie was made and released approximately exactly seventy years after Erich von Stroheim's similarly titled unrelated classic silent film Greed (1924). See more »


Danny's hair keeps changing when he comes out of the pool. See more »


Daniel McTeague: I had no idea just how sick you guys were.
Frank: Come spend a day with us.
Daniel McTeague: I'd rather shove this club up my ass.
Glen: I'll do it for you.
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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 »


Referenced in Arrested Development: The B. Team (2013) See more »


Performed by The Rembrandts
The Rembrandts Appear
Courtesy of EastWest Records
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User Reviews

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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