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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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Storyline

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 Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away! See more »


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

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2 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Atrapados en el paraíso  »

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$5,777,916 (USA)
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Trivia

Jon Lovitz claimed that the cast hated making the movie so much they took to calling it "Trapped in Bullshit". 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

Vic Mazzucci: I won't throw her
[Dave's ma]
Vic Mazzucci: out the window as long as you do the right thing.
Dave Firpo: All right, all right love ya too.
Vic Mazzucci: [hangs up phone]
[replies to ceasers question]
Vic Mazzucci: He said he loves me...
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Jingle Bells
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Written by James Pierpont
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Funny yet heart-warming.
17 February 2000 | by (Berwyn,Illinois) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie. Cage, Lovitz, and Carvey are all hilarious. This movie is supposed to be a comedy, but at the end it turns out to be a very heart-warming story. I watch this movie when ever I get a chance. The 15 minutes with the bank heist are the funniest 15 minutes I have ever seen that deal with bank heist's.


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