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Big Fat Bernie Gayle
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Michael Schmidt ...
Bernie Jr.
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Hannah
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Frank
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Mitchell
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Leo
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Larry
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Barber
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Swoop
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Sherry
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Ira
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Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic interest is added by the daughter of the underworld leader who won't date the men she knows are gangsters. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Welcome to the world of disorganised crime.

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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7 August 1998 (USA)  »

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Anorganoto eglima  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,210 (USA) (7 August 1998)

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$21,210 (USA) (7 August 1998)
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Trivia

Director John Hamburg and actor Michael Showalter were college roommates. See more »

Quotes

Sam: Sweet 'stache.
Frank: Thanks, bro.
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After the end credits, there's a brief scene showing Big Fat Bernie Gayle and Leflore meeting in a men's restroom. See more »

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Features Knight Rider (1982) See more »

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Shake Your Groove Thing
Written by Freddie Perren (as Frederick Perrin) and Dino Fekaris
Performed by Peaches & Herb
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One of my all time favorite films!
7 March 2002 | by (TeXas) – See all my reviews

This is one fresh and innovative movie. Great performances by a very talented cast. The story deals with safe cracking, lounge singing and Jewish mobsters in Rhode Island. However, the real strengths of the film are the incredible performances and brilliant direction. There are no wasted scenes and the material is so fresh. Rockwell is brilliant as usual, but here he has lots of other great actors to work with. I was not aware that any critics were negative of this film, but if they were, it was due to their own ignorance. **** out of ****. You will enjoy this film, I guarantee it!


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