The Super

(1991)

Overview

Joe Pesci stars as Louie Kritski, a heartless landlord who has been so negligent in keeping up his ghetto apartment that he is threatened with jail time. The judge gives him another option, which he accepts -- he must live in his rat-infested hell hole until he brings it up to liveable standards. The judge gives him 120 days, during which time Louie meets many of his tenants, including drug dealer Marlon (Ruben Blades). Over time, Louie grows more sympathetic with their problems and sees the results of his own greediness. Unfortunately, Louie's father, Big Lou Kritski (Vincent Gardenia), is the real owner of the property, and he resists his son's entreaties to spend money to clean up the place.

  1. Rod Daniel

    Director

  2. Sam Simon

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Joe Pesci

    Joe Pesci

    Louie Kritski

  2. Vincent Gardenia

    Vincent Gardenia

    Big Lou Kritski

  3. Madolyn Smith Osborne

    Madolyn Smith Osborne

    Naomi Bensinger

  4. Stacey Travis

    Stacey Travis

    Heather

  5. Carole Shelley

    Carole Shelley

    Irene Kritski

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The Super
The Super

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 4, 1991
    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 24m

Budget $22,000,000.00

Revenue $11,000,863.00

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