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Cookie (1989)

Paroled labor racketeer "Dapper" Dino is sought after by a "politically ambitious" prosecutor schemes to put him back in jail and a deceitful partner sizes him up for concrete shoes.

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Susan Seidelman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Falk ... Dominick Capisco
Dianne Wiest ... Lenore
Emily Lloyd ... Carmela 'Cookie' Voltecki
Michael V. Gazzo ... Carmine
Brenda Vaccaro ... Bunny
Adrian Pasdar ... Vito
Lionel Stander ... Enzo Della Testa
Jerry Lewis ... Arnold Ross
Bob Gunton ... Richie Segretto
Ben Rayson Ben Rayson ... Henry Solomon
Ricki Lake ... Pia
Joe Mantello ... Dominick
Thomas Quinn Thomas Quinn ... Vinnie
David Wohl ... Alvin Diamond
Joy Behar ... Dottie
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Storyline

Paroled labor racketeer "Dapper" Dino is sought after by a "politically ambitious" prosecutor schemes to put him back in jail and a deceitful partner sizes him up for concrete shoes.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

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Trivia

This movie was filmed in multiple locations. Atlantic City, NJ, Long Island City, Sunnyside and Elmont,NY. See more »

Goofs

Although given correctly in the opening credits, Brenda Vaccaro's surname turns into "Vacarro" in the closing credit cast list. See more »

Quotes

Dominick 'Dino' Capisco: Take the gum out of your mouth when you're talking to me. You look like a hooker.
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Crazy Credits

Major sections of the closing credits are each headed by graphic icons for the respective departments. See more »

Connections

Featured in At the Movies: Breakthrough Stars of 1990 (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Revolution Baby
Written by Nick Sayer (as Nicholas Christian Sayer)
Performed by Transvision Vamp
© 1987 Cinepop Music
All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of UNI Records
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A very entertaining Mafia parody!
16 January 2003 | by Mark BrunoSee all my reviews

This was about a godfather type mafioso (Peter Falk) that was just released after spending 19 years in prison. He makes up with his daughter (Emily Lloyd) and together they pull a real caper on the other head of the crime family, in addition to doing a con job on the local DA to help him snuff out the other family head. A very funny movie. It was good to see Peter Falk in a part where he was the criminal instead of the detective. Bob Gunton, who played the warden in the Shawshank Redemption is the DA. Also watch for Jerry Lewis.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cookie See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$292,483, 27 August 1989

Gross USA:

$1,869,417

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,869,417
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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