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

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12 October 2001 (USA)  »

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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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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

When Mrs. Hernandez is trying to take her cat out of the kennel, a close-up shows an obvious fat suit on the cat. See more »

Quotes

Corky: I never thought I'd live to see the day that an FBI agent would be peddling smack.
Agent Brick Davis: Don't act so surprised. J. Edgar Hoover used to wear a dress.
Corky: Just tell me why, Brick.
Agent Brick Davis: I don't know. I suppose it made him feel sexy.
Corky: Not Hoover, You.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Cannibal Holocaust (2011) 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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Chris Kattan:Stay on SNL
18 January 2003 | by (Mass) – See all my reviews

Chris Kattan is a great sketch actor on Saturday Night Live...but he should probably leave the movie industry alone unless he gets some sort of creative control. He plays an annoyingly peppy character who basically comes off as mildly retarded and on speed. Wanna know the only funny parts? The stuff they showed in the previews. Yes, his rendition of take on me is funny. Nothing else is. ESPECIALLY when you can tell he's trying very hard to be a physical comedian, which he shouldn't have to try at because he is one. And yet, his 'demolishing the vet's office' bit comes off as cringingly bad. This movie made me develop an eye twitch. Avoid it at all costs, and keep watching SNL.


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