Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman…
Release Year: 1991
Rating: 5.8/10 (13,785 voted)
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Ornella Muti, Don Ameche
Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his promise. He is faced with numerous problems: henchmen who know nothing but crime, the police who are convinced he is hatching a master plan, and Oscar, who has just got his daughter pregnant.
Writers: Claude Magnier, Michael Barrie
Angelo 'Snaps' Provolone
Dr. Thornton Poole
Five Spot Charlie
Lt. Toomey, Chicago PD
Yvonne De Carlo
In crime and comedy, timing is everything.
Release Date: 26 April 1991
Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Did You Know?
This film is based on the 1958 French play "Oscar" by Claude Magnier.
When Snaps slams Anthony on the table his hands are on his shoulders, in the next shot his hands are around his neck.
[Poole is Mr. Provolone's grammar instructor]
Dr. Thornton Poole:
Mr. Provolon-e. Where are those G's?
[slaps money bag]
Should be mandatory viewing for those who rip on Sly
This got some of the best reviews of any recent Stallone film, and after
seeing it, I understand why. It's an absolutely hilarious, wonderful
that shows one of Sly's best performances, and a great supporting cast.
was a long time before I got around to seeing it, but man, am I glad I
I haven't laughed this much in a long time. And to those of you who jump
the negative hype bandwagon and make fun of Stallone like a bunch of
lemmings, check this one out.