Vig

(1998)

Overview

Vinnie's a bookie, happily married, running his operation for 30 years out of his bar in Brooklyn. Times change, the boys up the chain want a bigger profit, so Vinnie's expendable He's assigned a hotheaded kid, Tony, the nephew of a local mobster. Vinnie's told to school the lad, use him for collections, and teach him some sense. What Vinnie doesn't know is that once Tony learns the ropes, Vinnie will be out. Tensions mount when Tony goes around Vinnie's paternalistic ways, takes a bet from an unemployed alcoholic, and demands that the loser's wife pay the vig in trade. Is there any way out for Vinnie - with or without his good name?

  1. Paul Hapenny

    Screenplay

  2. Graham Theakston

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Peter Falk

    Peter Falk

    Vinnie

  2. Timothy Hutton

    Timothy Hutton

    Frankie

  3. Lauren Holly

    Lauren Holly

    Marybeth

  4. Freddie Prinze Jr.

    Freddie Prinze Jr.

    Tony

  5. Tyne Daly

    Tyne Daly

    Ellen

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Vig

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 4, 1998
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

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