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Oscar

Oscar (1991)

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Sylvester Stallone gives comedy another try in this farce set in the 1930s. Angelo "Snaps" Provelone (Stallone) is the wealthy and powerful head of the Chicago mob, but his ailing father (Kirk Douglas) doesn't approve of his life in crime, and on his deathbed, Dad makes Snaps promise to go straight. Determined to honor his late father's wishes, Snaps decides to go into banking -- just as his life has fallen into chaos. Anthony Russano (Vincent Spano) informs Snaps that he's hijacked $50,000 of

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Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy

May 6, 2003

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All Critics (22) | Top Critics (7) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (14) | DVD (2)

When you're looking to remake French cinema, the name 'Stallone' leaps immediately to mind. As in, 'for God's sake, don't cast Sylvester Stallone!'

July 5, 2004 | Comment (1)

Bad idea badly executed.

February 11, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

This is why Stallone gave up on comedy.

September 17, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

Only occasionally flirts with the breathless lunacy of well-conceived farce - and there are huge, painful gaps in between the few worthwhile gags.

June 16, 2003 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
eFilmCritic.com

The charm of this film lay in the talents of the supporting characters.

August 12, 2002
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At least is better that Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot.......
May 15, 2011
Lucas Martins

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pretty entertaining actually
January 15, 2011
sanjurosamurai
danny d

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Hey...he's the Italian Stallion. The movie started out relly boring...but then the plot started getting complicated...and that was fun...the movie has a couple of fun jokes but it barey qualifies as a comedy...still fun though
April 4, 2010
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    1. Connie: Maybe it was a miracle. You know, like the loafs and the fishes.
    – Submitted by Randal F (13 months ago)
    1. Father Clemente: By the way, congratulations on your daughter marrying Bruce Underwood!
    2. Sofia Provolone: Umm I'm afraid there's been a change father she's now marrying a nice Italian boy, Anthony Rossano
    3. Father Clemente: that's all for the better! nothing but a BIG Italian wedding Anthony Rossano
    4. Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: Naw forget Anthony, she's not marrying him anymore
    5. Sofia Provolone: WHAT!!
    6. Father Clemente: Well that's a shame, but she's young, someday she'll find the right one
    7. Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: She's found the right one
    8. Sofia Provolone: WHO!!
    9. Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: DR. Poole
    10. Sofia Provolone: DR. POOLE?!!
    11. Dr. Thornton Poole: HELLO!!
    12. Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: Get back into the room!
    13. Father Clemente: looks like a nice young man
    14. Sofia Provolone: why is she marrying Dr. Poole, she barely knows him?
    15. Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: she barely knew the chofer too
    16. Sofia Provolone: Don't drag out Oscar in front of the father!
    17. Father Clemente: Who's Oscar?
    18. Sofia Provolone: Why isn't she marrying Anthony?!
    19. Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: Because Anthony is marrying Theresa
    20. Sofia Provolone: WHO"S THERESA?!!
    21. Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: Look, it's really very simple but i ain't got time to explain, I've got to call Nora
    22. Father Clemente: Whos Nora?
    23. Sofia Provolone: our maid
    24. Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: EX MAID!!
    25. Sofia Provolone: Now You fire the maid!!
    26. Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: no, she quit to marry Bruce Underwood!
    27. Sofia Provolone: when did that happen?!!
    28. Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: I DON"T KNOW!! Somewhere between my vest and my pants
    – Submitted by JuanYamanda R (22 months ago)
    1. Dr. Thornton Poole: No way.
    – Submitted by Rajesh K (2 years ago)
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