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Oscar (1991)

PG | | Comedy, Crime | 26 April 1991 (USA)
A gangster attempts to keep the promise he made to his dying father: that he would give up his life of crime and "go straight".

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Aldo
... Connie
Joey Travolta ... Ace
... Schemer
... Angelo 'Snaps' Provolone
... Knucky
... Aunt Rosa (as Yvonne DeCarlo)
... Father Clemente
... Vendetti
... Manicurist
... Five Spot Charlie
Tony Munafo ... Frankie the Roach
Robert Lesser ... Officer Keough
... Officer Quinn
... Lieutenant Toomey
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Storyline

Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his promise. He is faced with numerous problems: henchmen who know nothing but crime, the police who are convinced he is hatching a master plan, and Oscar, who has just got his daughter pregnant. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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In crime and comedy, timing is everything. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Оскар  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$23,562,716
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Trivia

The club where Anthony tells Angelo Provolone he met his daughter is called Club 33, which is a real private club hidden in Disneyland. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Poole first meets Little Anthony, he comments on Anthony's New Jersey accent. Anthony never said a word in front of Dr. Poole before Poole made this comment. See more »

Quotes

Snaps: That son of a...
[sees Father Clemente on the sofa]
Snaps: gun! Gosh-a-mighty! Cheese and crackers!
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Face on the Cutting Room Floor ........ Joe Dante See more »


Soundtracks

Rockin' in Rhythm
Written by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills and Harry Carney
Performed by Duke Ellington and the Duke Ellington Orchestra
Courtesy of RCA/Bluebird Records
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10 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

I just love to see Sylvester playing anything else but macho studs, and in this movie he does and doesn't if you catch my drift. I think his portrayal of a godfather going straight is fantastic and the whole movie had me in hysterics more than once, fun stuff.!!


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