Jerry, a misfit Mafia henchman, is assigned the low-level job of keeping an eye on Gino, a shoe repairman fingered by the Mob to confess to a murder he didn't commit. But Gino's mistaken for a Mafia boss, and the two are suddenly catapulted to the highest levels of mobster status. Only friendship will see them through this dangerous adventure alive!

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  1. David Mamet

    Director, Writer

  2. Shel Silverstein


Top Billed Cast

  1. Don Ameche

    Don Ameche


  2. Joe Mantegna

    Joe Mantegna


  3. Robert Prosky

    Robert Prosky

    Joseph 'Don Giuseppe' Vincent

  4. JJ

    J.J. Johnston


  5. Ricky Jay

    Ricky Jay

    Mr. Silver

  6. Mike Nussbaum

    Mike Nussbaum

    Mr. Green

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • October 21, 1988
    PG, Theatrical



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