Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal activity. They both have great hope for Adam, Vito's son and Jessie's grandson, who is bright, good-looking, and without a criminal past.

  1. Vincent Patrick

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Sidney Lumet


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sean Connery

    Sean Connery

    Jessie McMullen

  2. Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman

    Vito McMullen

  3. Matthew Broderick

    Matthew Broderick

    Adam McMullen

  4. Rosanna DeSoto

    Rosanna DeSoto


  5. Janet Carroll

    Janet Carroll


Full Cast & Crew

Family Business
Family Business


Status Released

Release Information

  • December 15, 1989


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

Revenue $12,195,695.00



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