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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 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)  »

Also Known As:

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 the brothers are in the store before the bank robbery, Alvin takes a box of Cap'n Crunch off the shelf and starts eating handfuls out of the box without even opening the bag inside first. See more »

Quotes

Alvin Firpo: [after crashing car] Didn't have any snow chains.
Dave Firpo: You have no brain, either.
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Connections

References The Flintstones (1960) See more »

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Y.M.C.A.
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Written by Jacques Morali, Henri Belolo and Victor Willis
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Frickin' Hysterical
2 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film is hilarious. I can't believe it has been rated so low. I could submit at least a dozen memorable quotes and I haven't seen this movie in two years. I distinctly remember having to rewind a scene because we were laughing so hard we missed some dialog... if you ever get the chance, go see this movie!! Nicolas Cage is a riot!


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