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Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Romance  |  20 August 1999 (USA)
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An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.

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Vito Graziosi
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Philip Cromwell
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FBI Agent Bob Connell
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Carol the Photographer
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Ritchie Vitale
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Al
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Sante
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FBI Agent Lewis
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Helen, Michael's Assistant
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Storyline

An art-house auctioneer finds himself getting in deeper and deeper with the mob after learning that his teacher girlfriend is the daughter of a major mobster. Things get worse when a godfather decides to launder his no-talent son's gory paintings through the art house and gets the FBI into the picture. Everything then falls apart when the son is accidentally shot. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A romantic comedy you can't refuse. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, some violence and sensuality | See all certifications »

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20 August 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A keresztapus  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£977,227 (UK) (20 August 1999)

Gross:

SGD 457,309 (Singapore) (26 November 1999)
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Trivia

Vincent Pastore showed up late one day. When costar James Caan angrily asked why, Pastore replied that the other film he was shooting that day ran late. When Caan realized Pastore was doing two films at the same time, he backed off. See more »

Goofs

The length of the drawstrings on Gina's red cape change during their walk when she agrees to marry Mike. See more »

Quotes

Michael Felgate: Well at least tell me what his restaurant is called, then I can sneak in, in a beard or something.
Gina Vitale: It's called The La Trattoria.
Michael Felgate: You mean La Trattoria.
Gina Vitale: No.
Michael Felgate: The La Trattoria means The The Trattoria.
Gina Vitale: I know.
Michael Felgate: Interesting. Look I have to go to the La Bathroom, and I'll be back in a sec.
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Crazy Credits

As the movie ends, "THE THE END" is displayed on the screen. This refers to Frank's restaurant, The La Trattoria, which translates to The The Trattoria. See more »

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You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You
Written by James Cavanaugh, Russ Morgan and Larry Stock
Performed by James Caan
Produced by Edward Bilous
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Light humorous escapism
21 August 1999 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Better than average comedy/farce with a lot of good laughs, many at the expense of the overworn Italian Mafia stereotype. James Caan plays the spoof as well as he did the original (look for a brief reprise of his "Kiss Me Goodbye" role); Hugh Grant comes across better than usual; and Jeanne Tripplehorn is well cast as are all the other supporting Mafia types you have seen in the more dramatic Mafia films.

A good two hours of laughs and escapism.


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