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Trapped in Paradise (1994)

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Residents of a friendly Pennsylvania town foil three brothers' plan to rob a bank on Christmas Eve.

Director:

George Gallo

Writer:

George Gallo
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... Bill Firpo
Richard B. Shull ... Father Ritter
Jon Lovitz ... Dave Firpo
Dana Carvey ... Alvin Firpo
Jack Heller ... Chief Parole Officer
Mike Steiner Mike Steiner ... Monty Dealer
Greg Ellwand Greg Ellwand ... Cop #1
Kirk Dunn Kirk Dunn ... Cop #2
Blanca Jansuzian Blanca Jansuzian ... Shopkeeper
Florence Stanley ... Ma Firpo
Cherie Ewing Cherie Ewing ... Woman in Restaurant
Jeff Levine Jeff Levine ... Man in Restaurant
Sandra Myers Sandra Myers ... Diner #1
Frank Berardino Frank Berardino ... Diner #4
Mabel Mabel ... Merlin
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Storyline

Bill Firpo has managed to stay honest, but can't help but be dragged into things by his larcenous brothers, the clever Dave and the kleptomaniac Alvin. When the three find a bank so easy to rob that they can't resist, the only question is whether or not they can get out of town before the big snowstorm hits. While the three brothers run around town with their stolen loot, they are beseiged with the kindness of the townfolk that might just set them on the path of rightousness. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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Small town... Big trouble! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some rude language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Frank Pesce Vic Manni and Paul Lazar all appeared in 29th street. See more »

Goofs

When Bill is waiting in the car and he sees Alvin stealing money out of a stores cash register, a man with dreadlocks is walking left. When Bill runs out of the car, the same man is seen walking left again. See more »

Quotes

Shopkeeper: Policia! Policia!
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Master of Disguise (2013) See more »

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You Make Me Feel So Young
Written by Mack Gordon and Josef Myrow
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Frickin' Hysterical
2 July 2003 | by nsotrccSee all my reviews

This film is hilarious. I can't believe it has been rated so low. I could submit at least a dozen memorable quotes and I haven't seen this movie in two years. I distinctly remember having to rewind a scene because we were laughing so hard we missed some dialog... if you ever get the chance, go see this movie!! Nicolas Cage is a riot!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trapped in Paradise See more »

Filming Locations:

St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,744,653, 4 December 1994

Gross USA:

$6,017,509

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,017,509
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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