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When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison - the kind of job you dream about - he has to get out of jail, fast. But with Cosimo stuck in the ... See full summary »

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Old Man in Prison
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Basil (as Andrew Davoli)
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When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison - the kind of job you dream about - he has to get out of jail, fast. But with Cosimo stuck in the joint, it's up to his girl Rosalind to track down a patsy. But while no one wants to do the time for Cosimo's crime, everybody seems to know a guy who will - and for a share, they're willing to track him down. Before long, Rosalind has five guys trailing behind her, looking to get their bungling hands on a piece of the action. Written by Anonymous

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Idiots make lousy criminals. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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18 October 2002 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$75,180, 6 October 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$333,976, 8 December 2002
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Trivia

Remake of 1958 film Big Deal on Madonna Street. See more »

Quotes

Riley: How am I meant to go bowling with a fucking broken arm?
Pero: As you can see, he's a little upset.
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Connections

Referenced in Dinner for Five: Episode #2.11 (2003) See more »

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My Little Darling
Written by Jeff Mleczko
Performed by Toledo Polkamotion
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Crime, violence and death in a Walt-Disneyish format.
31 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie was recommended to me by a friend. I never saw an ad or a trailer, so I didn't know Clooney was in it and was not bothered by the fact that his role was so small. I thought the whole cast was suitable, and found the film pretty enjoyable, all in all. The opening scene, with the small crew of bandits standing at the side of the road, looking whipped and haggard, caught my attention immediately. It had a way of telling you, "don't go away; this won't be boring", and it really wasn't. It turned out to be an interesting, light-hearted comedy with enough twists and turns to keep you in your seat to the very end, but when the ending did arrive, I felt a little bit cheated....just a little bit. The events kept building up so that you expect them to continue building, but at a point that I can't define, it sort of levels out, making the ending a slight disappointment. I reckon I expected a bigger bang of a climax, but it turned out sort of low-key. If you watch the movie with that in mind and you can live without high dosages of George Clooney, you should find this flick very entertaining and well worth watching. Now I'd like to see the original (Big Deal on Madonna Street), but it's probably a rare find in the United States.


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