Cookie (1989)


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Directed by Susan Seidelman and written by Alice Arlen and Nora Ephron, Cookie comes across as an inconsequential piece of fluff, bolstered by a quirky performance by Emily Lloyd. Lloyd is Cookie Capisco, the daughter of mobster Dino Capisco (Peter Falk), who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Dino wants to get out of jail, settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter. His illegitimate daughter, that is -- since Cookie's mother, Lenore (Dianne Wiest), has been … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Christopher Hampton, Nora Ephron, Alice Arlen
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 4, 2010
Warner Home Video


as Dominick Capisco

as Carmela 'Cookie' Vol...

as Lenore

as Carmine Taratino

as Bunny Capisco

as Enzo Della Testa

as Arnold Ross

as Richard Segretto

as Henry Solomon

as Dominick

as Alvin Diamond

as Dottie

as Frankie

as Sloppy Louie

as Motorcycle Cop

as State Trooper

as Andy O'Brien

as Mike Fusco

as Carmine's Wiseguy

as Court Clerk

as Court Guard

as Hong Kong Tailor

as Parole Board Member

as Rosa Tarantino

as Recipe Woman

as Cookie's Friend

as TV Reporter

as Transit Cop

as Vito's Girl Friend

as Bodyguard

as Bomb Squard Man

as Justice of the Peace

as DJ at Chateau Mer

as Ritz Truck Driver

as Anti-bomb Brigade Ag...

as Carmine's Wiseguy

as Carmine's Wiseguy

as Carmine's Wiseguy

as Dino's Wiseguy

as Dino's Wiseguy

as AngeloRosselo / Dino...

as Dino's Wiseguy

as Dino's Wiseguy

as Dino's Wiseguy

as Federal Agent #1

as Federal Agent #2

as Voice of the New Yor...
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Critic Reviews for Cookie

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (6)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Audience Reviews for Cookie


tries to mimic films like the godfather and scarface with a spunky female lead, but it comes off as just not good enough.

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