5.8/10
32,301
120 user 90 critic

Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)

An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a Mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.

Director:

Kelly Makin

Watch Now

From $2.99 (HD) on Prime Video

ON TV
ON DISC
ALL

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh Grant ... Michael Felgate
James Caan ... Frank Vitale
Jeanne Tripplehorn ... Gina Vitale
Burt Young ... Vito Graziosi
James Fox ... Philip Cromwell
Joe Viterelli ... Vinnie D'Agostino
Gerry Becker ... FBI Agent Bob Connell
Maddie Corman ... Carol the Photographer
Tony Darrow ... Angelo
Paul Lazar ... Ritchie Vitale
Vincent Pastore ... Al
Frank Pellegrino ... Sante
Scott Thompson ... FBI Agent Lewis
John Ventimiglia ... Johnny Graziosi
Margaret Devine ... Helen, Michael's Assistant
Edit

Storyline

An art-house auctioneer finds himself getting in deeper and deeper with the mob after learning that his teacher girlfriend is the daughter of a major mobster. Things get worse when a godfather decides to launder his no-talent son's gory paintings through the art house and gets the FBI into the picture. Everything then falls apart when the son is accidentally shot. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They've created a mobster. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, some violence and sensuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Castle Rock

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A keresztapus See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£977,227 (United Kingdom), 22 August 1999, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,178,289, 22 August 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,864,342, 21 November 1999

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$54,264,342, 31 December 1999
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

During filming, James Caan nicknamed Hugh Grant "Whippy" after the Whippet, an English breed of dog that shivers a lot. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film, during the wedding scene, an FBI agents' earphone is shown on the left side of his head, and in the next shot with him it's shown on the right side of his head. See more »

Quotes

Michael Felgate: [meeting Gina's father, after looking in a walk-in freezer] There's a man in your freezer.
Frank Vitale: Yeah, I know. He's suppose to be there.
See more »

Crazy Credits

As the movie ends, "THE THE END" is displayed on the screen. This refers to Frank's restaurant, The La Trattoria, which translates to The The Trattoria. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Making of a Mobster: 'Mickey Blue Eyes' (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Violino Tzigano
Written by Cesare A. Bixio (as Cesare Andrea Bixio) and Bixio Cherubini
Performed by Achille Togliani
Courtesy of Bixio Music Group Ltd.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not The Greatest, But Amusingly Funny
20 October 2000 | by lasherxlSee all my reviews

So perhaps this isn't the best romantic comedy out there, but it certainly did have a few interesting twists, and some generally funny moments to it. Hugh Grant was the bumbling and charming Brit he always is, Jimmy Caan was great as the mob member daddy to Jeanne Tripplehorn. It's a fun film to watch and I think most people will enjoy it.


10 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 120 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed