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Once Upon a Crime... (1992)

Phoebe and fellow American Julian Peters meet in Rome, find a lost dog, and agree to return it to Monte Carlo to split the five thousand dollar reward. Discovering the dog's owner dead, ... See full summary »

Director:

Eugene Levy

Writers:

Rodolfo Sonego (story), Rodolfo Sonego (earlier screenplay) | 6 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Candy ... Augie Morosco
Jim Belushi ... Neil Schwary (as James Belushi)
Cybill Shepherd ... Marilyn Schwary
Sean Young ... Phoebe
Richard Lewis ... Julian Peters
Ornella Muti ... Elena Morosco
Giancarlo Giannini ... Inspector Bonnard
George Hamilton ... Alfonso de la Pena
Roberto Sbaratto Roberto Sbaratto ... Detective Toussaint
Joss Ackland ... Hercules Popodopoulos
Ann Way ... Housekeeper
Geoffrey Andrews Geoffrey Andrews ... Butler
Caterina Boratto ... Madame de Senneville
Elsa Martinelli ... Carla the Agent
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti Riccardo Parisio Perrotti ... Customs Officer
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Storyline

Phoebe and fellow American Julian Peters meet in Rome, find a lost dog, and agree to return it to Monte Carlo to split the five thousand dollar reward. Discovering the dog's owner dead, they panic and become fugitives. Other victims of misfortune also become suspects, as the plot twists and luck and judgment desert everyone. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Who's Who of Who-Dunnits.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Criminals See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$8,669,847
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film cost $14,000,000 and took in just shy of $8,700,000 at the box office. See more »

Quotes

Neil Schwary: Um, 50 francs.
Casino Cashier: 50? I'll have to get the smaller markers. They use them in the children's casino.
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Connections

References Rocky (1976) See more »

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In the genre of a good detective movie, this one was highly enjoyable.
7 July 2001 | by the_fairclothsSee all my reviews

With a well thought out cast, this movie was a great comedic relief. The plot is well-written and the cast was knockout. Every bit as good as the reviews suggested (a rarity) and was highly entertaining. Being a huge John Candy fan myself, this movie was no disappointment.


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