Overview

Benny, a hapless grifter, is thrown off a train after cheating at cards, and into the life of Tanya, a lovely bartender. Tanya has been supporting her husband, a former ballplayer, since his accident, waiting for an insurance settlement that will solve all their financial woes. But when it comes, he refuses to share it with her, claiming with newfound piety that money is the root of all evil. She then enlists the help of Benny to concoct a scheme to get her fair share of the settlement, and he finds one: a local Catholic mission needs money for repairs and Benny decides to create a miracle that will encourage husband Henry to fork over the money - which Benny and Tanya will intercept and share.

  1. Marcus DeLeon

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Lara Flynn Boyle

    Lara Flynn Boyle

    Tanya Mulhill

  2. Danny Nucci

    Danny Nucci

    Jesse Torrejo

  3. Peter Dobson

    Peter Dobson

    Benny O'Malley

  4. Luca Bercovici

    Luca Bercovici

    Henry Mulhill

  5. Michael Chieffo

    Michael Chieffo

    Inspector

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The Big Squeeze

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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 6, 1996
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

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