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Corky Romano (2001)

 -  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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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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The worlds most dysfunctional mafia family has a new weapon against the FBI. See more »

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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:

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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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Originally advertised as Corky Romano: Special Agent, the movie was released as simply Corky Romano. See more »

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The blue GMC Yukon that they drive in one scene is dirty, almost looking like it has dried wax on it, but the next scene the vehicle is clean and shiny. See more »

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Doublestuff: That's a good little bitch.
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References Secret Agent (1964) See more »

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Stop Thinking and Laugh!
26 March 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

When the mobster Francis A. 'Pops' Romano (Peter Folk) is sent to the court, the Romano family decides to send an undercover man to destroy the evidences against him without knowing that there is an informer in mafia. The clumsy loser veterinary son Corky Romano (Chris KattaN), who is not a criminal, is infiltrated in the FBI to destroy the evidences against his father.

Based on the bad reviews in IMDb, I saw "Corky Romano" with the lowest expectation I could have, but I liked it. The story is silly, but there are many funny situations. The lead character is a completely a**hole, but all his mistakes work in the end. It is also worthwhile to see also the sexy Vinessa Shaw. Do not think, watch this film with low expectation and in the end you might be surprised laughing a lot. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "A Arma Secreta da Máfia" ("The Mafia's Secret Weapon")


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