Opportunity Knocks (1990)




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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.
PG-13 (adult situations/language)
Comedy , Romance
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MCA Universal Home Video

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Todd Graff
as Lou Pasquino
Robert Loggia
as Milt Malkin
Dana Carvey
as Eddie Farrell
Julia Campbell
as Annie Malkin
John Cothran Jr.
as Building Commissioner
James Tolkan
as Sal Nichols
Mark Ross
as Jonathan
Judith Scott
as Milt's Secretary
Del Close
as Williamson
Doris Belack
as Mona Malkin
Sally Gracie
as Connie
Ron Max
as Sal's Associate
Jed Mills
as Club MC
John M. Watson Sr.
as Harold Monroe
Lorna Raver
as Eddie's Secretary
Gene Honda
as Japanese Businessman
Thomas McElroy
as Men's Room Attendant
Jack McLaughlin-Gray
as Wine Steward
Sarajane Avidon
as Commissioner's Secretary
Michelle Johnston
as Club Singer
Don Cagen
as Bar Mitzvah Band
Rebecca Cagen
as Bar Mitzvah Band
Paul Dallas
as Bar Mitzvah Band
Tal Galomb
as Bar Mitzvah Boy
Randy Harrah
as Bar Mitzvah Band
James Hassett
as Vendor
Peter Hennes
as Bar Mitzvah Band
Kent Logsdon
as Sales Associate
Michelle Quigley
as Woman at Accident
Steven Zoloto
as Bar Mitzvah Band
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Critic Reviews for Opportunity Knocks

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (2)

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

December 10, 2003

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Audience Reviews for Opportunity Knocks

Con artist breaks into an empty home and is soon mistaken as the housesitter who happens to be a friend of the real homeowner. Carvey shines in his first starring comedy vehicle.

Cameron Fink
Cameron Fink

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)

Adam R
Adam R

The movie is about a con man, who ends up hitting it big. But when things start to go a little too far, Dana Carvy's realized something that he never realized before... He's in love.

Luke Scoff
Luke Scoff

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