Opportunity Knocks (1990)


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Movie Info

This comedy marks the feature-film debut of veteran Saturday Night Live comedian Dana Carvey as it tells the story of a con-man who gets into big trouble with a gangster. In order to hide, he ends up house-sitting for a prominent manufacturer of bathroom fixtures.

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Michel Katlin, Nat Bernstein, Mitchel Katlin
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 3, 2003
MCA Universal Home Video



as Eddie Farrell

as Milt Malkin

as Lou Pasquino

as Annie Malkin

as Sal Nichols

as Mona Malkin

as Harold Monroe

as Men's Room Attendant

as Japanese Businessman

as Williamson

as Commissioner's Secre...

as Club MC

as Club Singer

as Building Commissione...

as Sales Associate

as Bar Mitzvah Boy

as Sal's Associate

as Eddie's Secretary

as Woman at Accident

as Milt's Secretary

as Jonathan

as Bar Mitzvah Band

as Bar Mitzvah Band

as Bar Mitzvah Band

as Bar Mitzvah Band

as Bar Mitzvah Band

as Bar Mitzvah Band

as Eddie's Secretary
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Critic Reviews for Opportunity Knocks

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

Ai-yai-yai! Carvey's a really blank lead -- the brief Bush impersonation is all that's funny.

December 11, 2003
New Times

October 9, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Audience Reviews for Opportunity Knocks

Hilarious! Dana Carvey is great!

Leo L

Super Reviewer

Dana Carvey is mildly amusing as a con man. I had hoped for better, but it's reasonably entertaining. (First and only viewing - 11/5/2014)

Probably nostalgia talking but I remember liking this when I saw it in the theater. Dana Carvey is his usual self, running through all if his impressions. As the charming down on his luck con man who hits the big payday, he kind of gets tripped up by the unexpected.

Jamison R

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