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Oscar (1991)

Oscar (1991)





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Movie Info

In this farcical spoof of 1930s gangster movies, a crime boss (Sylvester Stallone in a rare comic turn) does his best to reform. Unfortunately, to do so, he must overcome a variety of personal and professional obstacles.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Les Charles, Glen Charles, Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland, Les Charles
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 6, 2003
Touchstone Pictures


Sylvester Stallone
as Angelo 'Snaps' Provo...
Ornella Muti
as Sofia Provolone
Don Ameche
as Father Clemente
Tim Curry
as Dr. Poole
Marisa Tomei
as Lisa Provolone
Kirk Douglas
as Snaps's Father
Art LaFleur
as Officer Quinn
Ken Howard
as Kirkwood
Sam Chew Jr.
as Van Leland
Paul Greco
as Schemer
Arleen Sorkin
as Manicurist
Robert Lesser
as Officer Keough
Yvonne De Carlo
as Aunt Rosa
Eddie Bracken
as Five Spot Charlie
Kurtwood Smith
as Lieutenant Toomey
Linda Gray
as Roxanne
Mark Metcalf
as Milhous
Sal Vecchio
as Vendetti Hood
Danny Goldstine
as Cab Driver
Kai Wulff
as Underwood Chauffeur
Marshall Bell
as 1st Reporter
Danny Goldstein
as Cab Driver
Tony Munafo
as Frankie the Roach
Tom Grant
as 2nd Reporter
Louis D'Alto
as 3rd Reporter
Rick Avery
as Vendetti's Driver
Joe Dante
as Face on the Cutting ...
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News & Interviews for Oscar

Critic Reviews for Oscar

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (7)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Full Review… | April 26, 1991
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | October 15, 2005
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Oscar

At least is better that Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot.......

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer


pretty entertaining actually

danny d

Super Reviewer


People tend to run this down, for good reason, but I always found it kind of charming - even if it isn't perfect.

Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

Oscar Quotes

Connie: Maybe it was a miracle. You know, like the loafs and the fishes.
– Submitted by Randal F (2 years ago)
Father Clemente: By the way, congratulations on your daughter marrying Bruce Underwood!
Sofia Provolone: Umm I'm afraid there's been a change father she's now marrying a nice Italian boy, Anthony Rossano
Father Clemente: that's all for the better! nothing but a BIG Italian wedding Anthony Rossano
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: Naw forget Anthony, she's not marrying him anymore
Sofia Provolone: WHAT!!
Father Clemente: Well that's a shame, but she's young, someday she'll find the right one
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: She's found the right one
Sofia Provolone: WHO!!
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: DR. Poole
Sofia Provolone: DR. POOLE?!!
Dr. Thornton Poole: HELLO!!
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: Get back into the room!
Father Clemente: looks like a nice young man
Sofia Provolone: why is she marrying Dr. Poole, she barely knows him?
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: she barely knew the chofer too
Sofia Provolone: Don't drag out Oscar in front of the father!
Father Clemente: Who's Oscar?
Sofia Provolone: Why isn't she marrying Anthony?!
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: Because Anthony is marrying Theresa
Sofia Provolone: WHO"S THERESA?!!
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: Look, it's really very simple but i ain't got time to explain, I've got to call Nora
Father Clemente: Whos Nora?
Sofia Provolone: our maid
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: EX MAID!!
Sofia Provolone: Now You fire the maid!!
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: no, she quit to marry Bruce Underwood!
Sofia Provolone: when did that happen?!!
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone: I DON"T KNOW!! Somewhere between my vest and my pants
– Submitted by JuanYamanda R (3 years ago)
Dr. Thornton Poole: No way.
– Submitted by Rajesh K (4 years ago)

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