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Satirist Jim Arahams returned with this comedy spoofing the Godfather trilogy, and other films and TV, including Jurassic Park, Lord of the Dance, and Barney. The opening emulates a Saul Bass sequence with Anthony Cortino (Jay Mohr) in a flight amid flames much like Robert De Niro in the Casino credits. After flashbacks go back in time to Sicily, Coppola/Scorsese references abound. Young Vincenzo (Jason Fuchs) travels to America to later become the clumsy chief of organized crime (with the late
Jul 24, 1998 Wide
Oct 30, 2001
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Stinky attempt to recapture the magic of "Airplane."
Another nail in the coffin of the once hilarious Airplane genre.
Okay spoof comedy, but missing a lot of the charm of Zucker movies.
Every moment of laughter is punctuated by the loud thud of the next joke. Mohr deserves more than this hackneyed screenplay.
The freshness date for the joke-a-second comedy style has just about expired.
lopes along aimlessly, squandering most of its best ideas in its first half-hour.
With classic gangster films currently out of vogue, Mafia! can't shoot anything but blanks.
This picture does for dumb humor what Armageddon does for action shots and The Mask of Zorro does for swordfights, flinging them out so frantically that you feel you've gotten your money's worth long before the halfway mark.
Audience Reviews for Mafia!
- Vincenzo Cortino: No. I'll use my brain, it's as big as any bullet.
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