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Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 20 August 1999 (USA)
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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Cast

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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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Angelo
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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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Johnny Graziosi
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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>

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They've created a mobster. 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:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£977,227 (UK) (20 August 1999)

Gross:

$33,864,342 (USA) (19 November 1999)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The theme music was not composed for the film. It is recycled from the hit 1990s British television show Jeeves and Wooster (1990). See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film, during the wedding scene, an FBI agents' earphone is shown on the left side of his head, and in the next shot with him it's shown on the right side of his head. See more »

Quotes

Michael Felgate: [after learning Frank is a mobster] Note to self... rent Goodfellas, Casino, Godfather 1, 2, 3.
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Skins: Sketch (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Buena Sera Senorita
Written by Carl Sigman and Peter De Rose (as Peter DeRose)
Performed by Louis Prima
Courtesy of Capitol Records under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Can True Love Ever Run Smooth with Mobsters for Inlaws?
31 January 2000 | by (Greensboro, NC) – See all my reviews

Key Words: Cute / Funny / Stumbles & Mumbles / Nice Ending

This often-told tale of accidently getting involved with the Mob ("Family") is well done here with lots of humor. Hugh stumbles and mumbles as he tries to walk the thin line of getting wed to his sweetheart without getting sucked in by the Mob that her father works for. There are some really well crafted humorous scenes, and the ending is more complex and surprising that I had expected. The Italian music that runs through the flic will have you humming along after the credits roll. I thoroughly enjoyed this light bit of fluff...........


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