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Corky Romano (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  12 October 2001 (USA)
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The loser son of a Mafia honcho must go undercover for the FBI.

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Francis A. Romano
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Agent Bob Cox
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A naive, bumbling veterinarian named Corky Romano the outcast son if a Mafia boss, is recruited by his family to infiltrate the FBI and steal any and all evidence that will put his cranky father named Francis A. "Pops" Romano in jail! But he's in way over his head when he's made out to be a super agent. It's a reputation must live up to as he tries to fake his way through one tough assignment after another while hunting for the elusive incriminating proof of his father's illegal activities. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Undercover and Out The Way! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG-13 for drug and sex-related humor, and for language | See all certifications »

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12 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Corky Romano: Special Agent  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,023,173 (USA) (12 October 2001)

Gross:

$23,978,402 (USA) (8 February 2002)
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According to the screenwriters on Selling Your Screenplay podcast #81, the only reason the film was greenlit was due to a pending Actor strike in Sept 2000, so it was written in 10 days in May, filmed in June and wrapped in August- unheard of for a major studio film. See more »

Goofs

When the skinhead aims his gun at Corky, the gun is sideways from the skinhead's view. From Corky's view, the gun is upright. See more »

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Corky: You guys want some cookies?
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Spoofs The Godfather (1972) See more »

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(I've Had) The Time Of My Life
Written by Donald Markowitz, John DeNicola and Franke Previte
Performed by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
Courtesy of The RCA Music Group, a unit of BMG Entertainment
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Hilarious!!!!
8 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I absolutely LOVE this movie and have to say that it is by far my favorite comedy. There are parts of this movie where you are laughing so hard that your stomach hurts and you have to re-watch those parts because you were laughing to hard to hear exactly what was going on.

Have to admit that I'm a fan of Chris Kattan and loved him on Saturday Night Live. He's great at comedic acting and this movie is most certainly proof of that! Although, still, he seems to be at ease in the parts of the movie where things get a little serious (although nothing can be too serious in this movie!).

I recommend it for watching. Not all sense of humors are the same, but personally, I loved it...as did my entire family!


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