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Sour Grapes (1998)

R | | 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)  »

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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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A video cassette copy of the film figures in the plot of an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm ("Aamco"), also from writer & director Larry David. See more »

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

Studio Executive: Hey, they got their bad element just like anybody else. Somebody's going to steal a canoe at some point.
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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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References Guys and Dolls (1955) See more »

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Ballet Music
from "Faust"
Composed by Charles Gounod
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Richard Bonynge
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Highly Underrated!
6 February 2002 | by (Bombay, India) – See all my reviews

I really don't know whats wrong with people. Movies that really suck and are devoid of any humor are considered funny and movies that are genuinely funny get a 5.2 rating? So this movie isn't exactly supposed to be intelligent or thought provoking or even too subtle for that matter but what it does is make you laugh. Not just slight chuckles but laugh till your stomach hurts.

The lead characters also do a pretty good job. The guy who wins the million dollars has a dialogue delivery style very similar to Norm McDonald (which is a good thing). It has this underlying sarcastic tone that makes almost anything he says funny. Like the Seinfeld series this movie too isn't about a real plot or anything but its amazing how creative people can be making you laugh with some of the silliest gags ever. After watching this film I felt light-headed. Almost anything seemed to amuse me after that. All day I had this annoying grin on my face with sudden outbursts of laughter just thinking about the movie. I know a good/funny movie when I see one. This one is genuinely funny. Try not to look for meaning or depth in it and you'll love it. Take my word for it. Its well worth your time.


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