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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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A hilarious comedy from the co-creator of "Seinfeld" 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)  »

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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 »

Quotes

Selma Maxwell: [making soup at the stove, to son Richie] This won't take long. ...little salt, a little peppah-deppah. Awww. Who else knows how much you love peppah-deppah? No one. No *one*!
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Selma Maxwell: There is a lay-dee / Who likes lovely bay-zhil / And this lovely basil lady / Came to town
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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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Horn Concerto in E Flat, K495
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Seinfeld-ish
13 January 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's so funny that I didn't know Larry David wrote the script to this movie, because the whole time I was watching it I kept saying "That scene was just like something out of Seinfeld." or "That character reminds me of George Costanza" or "He kinda reminds me of Kramer.".

Larry David applies his unique brand of comedy to this script very well. It literally plays out like a long "Seinfeld" or "Curb Your Enthusiasm" episode. All the elements are here. Especially the way everything is related in the end.

The movie also has some really good performances from the cast, namely Steven Weber and Craig Bierko. Both of them are very fun to watch here. You can tell they must have had fun making the movie, because they work together very well.

Like I said, very Seinfeld-ish. Now that you know Larry David wrote it, you'll notice even more Larry David elements within the movie. They're everywhere when you consider the structure of the plot, the amplified & quirky characters etc...


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