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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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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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Trivia

The three-legged dog "Tripod" was added to the script when the director saw the dog and its owner among spectators watching filming while in Elora, Ontario. See more »

Goofs

When Alvin is saying good-bye to Merlin the horse, he leans over and kisses him. The kiss sound effect is heard while Alvin is in mid-sentence. See more »

Quotes

Shopkeeper: Policia! Policia!
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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Master of Disguise (2013) See more »

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Beautiful Dreamer
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Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Florence Stanley
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17 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

This movie is fantastic!!!!! Having three of my favorite actors in one great comedy that is directed by George Gallo [who also had writing credits in BAD BOYS, which is another fantastic movie}. I've seen this movie many times on Comedy Central and once on video. In my opinion it is the best movie of 1994 [and BAD BOYS is the best movie of 1995]. It'll make you feel like you're in movie paradise!!!!!!!


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