Big Deal on Madonna Street
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An all-star cast and jazzy score highlight this charming comedy, a deft satire of classic caper films like Rififi. Big Deal on Madonna Street hilariously details the plight of a sad-sack group of bumbling thieves and their desperate attempts to pull off the perfect heist.
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I reccomend it to anyone who appreciates a good comedy. I do so cause it's the best I've seen and I've seen em all.
NOTE: In this film Toto plays Dante the retired burglar.
As a shocked Italian media reported, "Welcome to Collinwood" is nothing more than a remake of this remarkable film. As is so often the case, the original far surpasses the remake.
#1 The actors play characters from all over Italy, yet almost none of them gets to play a character with an accent from the actor's own part of the country!
#2 Can you guess which of the principal actors was, in fact, a barista in the bar where the director used to go for his coffee?
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Old and maybe forgotten Italian comedy. Best actors of the Italian cinematography of the time. Funny, bright, enjoyable.Published on Aug. 24 2002 by Boris Zubry
This movie is a classic comedy burglar caper. A collection of small time hoods gather to rob a pawn shop. Read morePublished on May 4 2002 by Westley
I'm glad Criterion released this film, otherwise I probably never would have heard of it. Yes, it's a great comedy, but the few more serious moments are a nice contrast, and not... Read morePublished on Aug. 3 2001 by Joren R. Cain
Have you ever seen a cast of low lifes going through the motions of a great heist? Well, get your bandages out ..you will need them to contain yourself. Read morePublished on Aug. 20 2000 by charles pope
This movie is hysterical! Besides having a colurful cast,the dialogue really plays up to the action. My Favourite part is "Sportivo!"..... Read morePublished on June 22 2000 by Annette
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