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Crackers (1984)

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A group of inept San Franciscan crooks decide to team up and pull a safe-cracking heist. The film is a remake of Big Deal on Madonna Street.

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Cast

Sean Penn
as Dillard
Larry Riley
as Boardwalk
Irwin Corey
as Lazzarelli
Edouard DeSoto
as Don Fernando
Marjorie Eaton
as Mrs. O'Malley
Edward Call
as Officer Darney
Joseph Hindy
as Officer Ronnie
Charles Bouvier
as Cable man
Ed Corbett
as Kurnitz
Ed Call
as Officer Darney
Darryl Henriques
as Irate motorist
Joe Bellan
as Immigration officer
Gary Ross
as Immigration officer
Sally Schaub
as Cosmetic Lady
Elba Montes
as Market Woman
Raymond Rios
as Painter
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Critic Reviews for Crackers

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

This was planned for John Belushi, who died before it could get off the ground and might have made the whole thing worth doing.

March 11, 2015 | Full Review…

Basically consists of a wide assortment of character riffs which are offbeat enough to provide moderate moment-to-moment amusement but don't create a great deal of comic impact.

March 26, 2009 | Full Review…

Cardiac arrest finally seizes the film, after a long case of terminal whimsy.

June 24, 2006 | Full Review…

Proves that with the right material an intelligent director of demonstrated style and a cast of thoroughly accomplished comic actors can make as painfully witless a comedy as any knucklehead on the block.

May 20, 2003 | Full Review…

Despite the predictability of the story, there might have been moments of mirth had director Malle been able to sustain a narrative. Since viewers don't care a whit for anyone in it, the picture implodes in its own cynicism.

March 11, 2015 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

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