Funny Money (2006)

Funny Money




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Movie Info

Leslie Greif directs this adaptation of Ray Cooney's hit British play, a throwback farce about mistaken identity. Chevy Chase plays Henry Perkins, a listless late-middle-aged executive in a wax fruit company; his wife, Carol (Penelope Ann Miller), is similarly bored, a struggling sculptor and housewife in Hoboken, NJ. On his way home from work to a surprise birthday party Carol is throwing, he accidentally switches briefcases with a Russian mobster. He opens the suitcase at a local bar and … More

Rating: R (for sex-related humor and some language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ray Cooney, Leslie Greif, Harry Basil
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 27, 2007

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as Carol Perkins

as Angel

as MM. Virginia

as Denis Slater

as Stan Martin

as Bartender

as Retarded Party Guest

as Mr. Big

as Businessman

as Party Guest 2
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Critic Reviews for Funny Money

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

Any movie that starts in a wax-fruit factory can't be all bad.

Full Review… | January 26, 2007
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

... never-hilarious but often-quite-amusing ...

Full Review… | January 25, 2007
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

An old-fashioned screwball farce with a few amusing moments, just not enough of them.

April 27, 2007

I can imagine how this script played funny on stage, given the right cast. However, it just never seems to work on the movie (or rather television) screen.

Full Review… | April 13, 2007
7M Pictures

Welcome, Mr. Chase, to the absolute bottom of your career.

Full Review… | April 8, 2007

Audience Reviews for Funny Money


Could be much better...

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

I watched a bit of it and it was so boring that I didn't felt like watching the rest.

Dead Angel

Super Reviewer

Really bad movie. The acting was horrible, and it just annoyed me.

Erin Collins

Super Reviewer

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