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Hudson Hawk (1991)

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A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Hudson Hawk
... Tommy Five-Tone
... Anna Baragli
... George Kaplan
... Darwin Mayflower
... Minerva Mayflower
... Alfred
... Snickers
... Kit Kat
... Butterfinger
... Almond Joy
Burtt Harris ... Gates
... Cesar Mario
Carmine Zozzora ... Antony Mario (as Carmine Zozorra)
Stefano Molinari ... Leonardo da Vinci (as Stephano Molinari)
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Storyline

Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he refuses, they threaten to kill his friend Tommy. Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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Watch your step. Hold your breath. Hang on for dear life. And catch...the hawk. See more »


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 May 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Hudson Hawk  »

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Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$17,218,080
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1.85 : 1
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First and final foray into screenwriting, as of January 2016, of actor Bruce Willis who received a story credit for this picture. See more »

Goofs

Da Vinci's clay model of the Sforza was destroyed by French soldiers invading Milan in 1499. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: Long ago, the Duke of Milan commissioned a little known artist to erect a Mammoth statue of a horse. The time was 1481... The artist was Leonardo da Vinci... The guy on the donkey's just a guy on a donkey.
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References North by Northwest (1959) See more »

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SWINGING ON A STAR
Written by Johnny Burke & Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Performed by Bing Crosby
Courtesy of MCA Records
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This movie is a blast!
28 October 1998 | by See all my reviews

Hudson Hawk has cult movie written all over it. Bruce Willis and Danny Aiello have a blast making robberies while singing show tunes. It put me in the spirit of the movie and I enjoyed myself. Everybody in the cast overacts but that didn't bother me at all. This is the kind of movie that after years pass will be considered a cult classic. Check out Hudson Hawk if you want to have a good time. Because like all the best films, you have to suspend your belief in reality to make it work and this movie is fantasy on a whole new level.


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