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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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Francis A. Romano
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Agent Bob Cox
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Dr. Kipper
Al Eben ...
Dale
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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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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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Release Date:

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Originally advertised as Corky Romano: 'Special' Agent, the movie was released as simply Corky Romano. The term 'special' with the marks around it was thought be making fun of a character's mental disability. See more »

Goofs

In the doorway, Corky sees his father and puts his suitcase down. In the very next shot, from the other side of his father's bed, he is carrying the suitcase, and puts it down next to the bed. See more »

Quotes

Paulie Romano: Get me a cup of the, uhh... rocky road there.
Ice Cream Vendor: Sir all of our flavors are on that sign there.
Paulie Romano: Oh, then just get me a cup of the pistachio.
Peter: Paulie, come on already.
Paulie Romano: Shut up.
Paulie Romano: [back to ice cream vendor]
Paulie Romano: Okay just get me the rum raisin then.
Ice Cream Vendor: The sign.
Paulie Romano: What are you lookin' at, huh? You suck. You suck suck suck.
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Connections

References Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Fever
Written by Otis Blackwell (as John Davenport), Eddie Cooley (as Eddie J. Cooley)
Performed by Peggy Lee
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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When will I ever learn?
25 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

I vowed a long time ago to NEVER, EVER watch a movie that has ANYONE who EVER was a regular cast member of "Saturday Night Live". I didn't rent "Corky Romano" but I was forced by my unfailing good manners to watch it for half an hour. Then my good manners failed. Stupid, not funny. Tedious, not hilarious. Bad, not good. That in a nutshell is all I can say for this video.


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