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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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Michael J. Fox was coached by professional bowler Johnny Petraglia to help his bowling style look convincing. See more »

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

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Robin: A young girl with a body like that.When she's through with him they'll be nothing left but a smile and an old hat.
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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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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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