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Trapped in Paradise (1994)

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Residents of a friendly Pennsylvania town foil three brothers' plan to rob a bank on Christmas Eve.

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Bill Firpo has managed to stay honest, but can't help but be dragged into things by his larcenous brothers, the clever Dave and the kleptomaniac Alvin. When the three find a bank so easy to rob that they can't resist, the only question is whether or not they can get out of town before the big snowstorm hits. While the three brothers run around town with their stolen loot, they are beseiged with the kindness of the townfolk that might just set them on the path of rightousness. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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The story of a town that gave so much... Even these guys couldn't take anymore. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some rude language | See all certifications »

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2 December 1994 (USA)  »

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Atrapados en el paraíso  »

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$5,777,916 (USA)
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The town in 'Trapped In Paradise' had to appear virtually buried in snow so that the characters were "trapped" and couldn't leave. So filmmakers supplemented real snow with 75,000 pounds of custom-made, biodegradable potato flakes from Idaho. See more »

Goofs

Agent Peyser's car is blue through most of the movie, then it turns white when it crashes into the tree, then it then turns blue again later. See more »

Quotes

Ma Firpo: You guys are dumber than a box of hair.
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References Saturday Night Live (1975) See more »

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You Make Me Feel So Young
Written by Mack Gordon and Josef Myrow
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Pretty good
25 January 2000 | by (Charlottesville, VA.) – See all my reviews

I just can't understand why this movie has such a low rating, its a good Christmas movie, and Dana Carvey is hilarious. Overall, it has a very good cast, with him, Jon Lovitz and Nick Cage. I enjoyed, good way to spend a snowy day.


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