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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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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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They've created a mobster. See more »

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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

The band in the steak house plays a revised version of the main theme from Federico Fellini's La Strada (1954). 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: [Frank's about to 'shoot' Michael] This is probably a stupid question, but is this going to hurt?
Frank Vitale: No. You won't feel a thing.
[FBI device with fake blood detonates]
Michael Felgate: That actually hurt quite a lot. Is it suppose to hurt that much?
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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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Guida e Luisa Nostalgico Swing
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Written & Performed by Nino Rota
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A bit cheesy, but really, really, really funny.
14 September 1999 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

The whole idea of the movie is pretty creative, but near the end of the movie, the story got a little predictable (that's all I'll say about the plot... so no I'm not spoiling anything.)

However, I laughed to the point I was literally in pain. A lot of pain. Especially during "the restaurant scene". Even after the movie I was still giddy, and I started laughing hysterically in the parking lot of the movie theater. An aftershock I guess?

If you're looking for a good laugh you should go see it. If you're looking for a strong plot, save your time and money.


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