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Cast

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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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Raymond Serra ...
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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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

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

Quotes

Bernie: I know that daughter I tried to set Veal Chop on a date with her.
Veal Chop: I tried to put my tongue in her mouth and she punched me in the penis.
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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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Chains and Things
Written by B.B. King and Dave Clark
Performed by B.B. King
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A Misfire.

Woefully inadequate low-budget comedy about loser lounge singers Sam Rockwell and Steve Zahn who are mistaken for professional safe crackers by mobster Michael Lerner. So they decide to go along with it, all the while showing they have absolutely no idea what they're doing. After a muddy minded pre-credits sequence this settles down into a pretty dull and passable effort that's crammed with many attempts at "hip" rambling conversations and is sadly lacking in laughs. The cast does okay (Zahn is always cool), but they're stuck in a total misfire. * 1/2 out of ****.


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