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Steal Big Steal Little (1995)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  29 September 1995 (USA)
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Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ruben Partida Martinez / Robert Martin / Narrator
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Lou Perilli, Ruben's Partner
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Laura Martinez
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Eddie Agopian, Ruben's Lawyer
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Mona Rowland-Downey
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Bonnie Martin
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Judge Winton Myers
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Sheriff Otis
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Nick Zingaro, Hood From Chicago
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Reed Tyler
Nathan Davis ...
Harry Lordly, Attorney of Record for Bonnie Martin
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Maria Martinez (as Dominik Garcia-Lorido)
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Sam Barlow, Clifford Downey's Attorney
Rita Taggart ...
Autumn McBride, Banker
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Yoshi Takamura
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Storyline

Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So when Mona leaves her fortune and estate to Ruben it starts a battle between brothers that soon leads to madness, mayhem, and even attempted murder. On Ruben's side is Lou Perilli an ex-Chicago cop and used car dealer who knows the law - and how to get around it. On Robby's side is ruthless businessman Reed Tyler, who is out to turn a swift profit on Mona's property. Walking a shifty line between them is Eddie Agopian, the family lawyer, who doesn't care which side wins as long as he's on the winner's side. But whether they're stealing big or stealing little, they're all stealing in this hilarious comedy about greed, power... and brotherly love. Written by Anonymous

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Two brothers. One fortune. Zero chance they'll share it.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a scene of marijuana use | See all certifications »
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29 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Blodspengar  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$6,278,139 (USA)
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Trivia

This was the last film to actually be released and distributed by the now defunct, Savoy Pictures. This movie was also one of the studio's costliest flops in terms of the film's budget in which studio insiders had stated that it was approximately between 35 and 50 million dollars. See more »

Goofs

When Eddie Agopian escapes from Ruben, Lou and Nick the hit man, he leaps out of the window, dives into a fountain and swims to the side. Moments later, when he is seen running from Ruben, Lou and Nick, he and his clothes are bone dry. See more »

Quotes

Robert Martin: Threatning me, Tyler?
Reed Tyler: Absolutely.
Robert Martin: Good. I like that in a man.
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Connections

Referenced in Showbiz Today: Episode dated 2 May 1995 (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

El Emigrante (The Immigrant)
(Andy Garcia/Fred Asparagus)
Arturo Music Co./Tweets and Chirps Music, BMI
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You have to see this. And it is time to put it on DVD.

Garcia is so outstanding in this. The movie is beautifully filmed. And as a long time Alan Arkin fan I got a kick out of the "Lou" character. The music is beautiful and Garcia just gets better all the time. Check out the movie "Disappearance of Garcia Lorca" for another fine Andy Garcia work.


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