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Sour Grapes (1998)

 -  Comedy  -  17 April 1998 (USA)
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Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at slot machines and asks Evan for two more coins for a last attempt. That last attempt ... See full summary »

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Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at slot machines and asks Evan for two more coins for a last attempt. That last attempt brings a $400,000 jackpot for Richie. No wonder Evan turns greedy and jealous. Written by Anonymous

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Their cousins and best friends... until debt do them part! See more »

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Rated R for language and sex-related humor | See all certifications »
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17 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Até Que O Dinheiro Nos Separe  »

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$123,104 (USA) (17 April 1998)

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$219,932 (USA) (24 April 1998)
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Goofs

(at around 1h) When Richard leaves the chiropractor's office and the cops pull up to talk to him, the potted plant on the right moves between shots. Note the position in relation to the little square window on the building. See more »

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[after bumping into each other]
Richie: Well, well, well. What the hell are you doing here?
Evan: What the hell you think I'm doing here?
Richie: Hey, that was quite a joke, really. Really good going!
Evan: Well, I sure as hell didn't think you'd give some bum the keys to your house so you can scare the shit out of your mother!
Richie: You know I could have your license revoked for a stunt like that.
Evan: Well, I wouldn't have done it if you hadn't offered me *three* percent!
Richie: Three percent happened to be a very generous offer! I didn't...
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During the opening credits, we see a bowl of grapes rotting as each name comes on the screen. See more »

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IF YOU LIKE SEINFELD...YOU MUST SEE THIS MOVIE!!!!
23 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

I am an avid Seinfeld fan, and I was so glad that Larry David finally made the transition to film. It turned out great. I was laughing the whole way through. Just like on Seinfeld, the film jokes around about the little things in life. Seinfeld was the show about nothing, and this is the movie about nothing. And it didn't resort to one-joke dullness, which any comedy writer with less talent than David, would've done with a premise like this. The film has three acts. The thing about the quarters and the slot machine and the jackpot was only the first act. The actors play it out well, like actual cast members on Seinfeld. The way they deliver the dialogue, that aura of sarcasm. You can't help but crack up. There are many original sequences. This is the first to movie to feature a self....pleasure scene. No, not a masturbation scene, something.....well, a lot more original. You'll see! And I loved the soundtrack and how it blends well with the mood of each scene. It uses classic music, to give it a sorta old-fashioned feel. Even if I never knew Larry David wrote and directed, it's easy to tell this movie was made by a Seinfeld writer. It has that great Seinfeld vibe that'll keep all its fans rolling in the aisles--or couches if you're watching the tape at home.


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