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Once Upon a Crime... (1992)

Phoebe and fellow American Julian Peters meet in Rome, find a lost dog, and agree to return it to Monte Carlo to split the five thousand dollar reward. Discovering the dog's owner dead, ... See full summary »

Director:

Eugene Levy

Writers:

Rodolfo Sonego (story), Rodolfo Sonego (earlier screenplay) | 6 more credits »
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Candy ... Augie Morosco
Jim Belushi ... Neil Schwary (as James Belushi)
Cybill Shepherd ... Marilyn Schwary
Sean Young ... Phoebe
Richard Lewis ... Julian Peters
Ornella Muti ... Elena Morosco
Giancarlo Giannini ... Inspector Bonnard
George Hamilton ... Alfonso de la Pena
Roberto Sbaratto Roberto Sbaratto ... Detective Toussaint
Joss Ackland ... Hercules Popodopoulos
Ann Way ... Housekeeper
Geoffrey Andrews Geoffrey Andrews ... Butler
Caterina Boratto ... Madame de Senneville
Elsa Martinelli ... Carla the Agent
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti Riccardo Parisio Perrotti ... Customs Officer
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Storyline

Phoebe and fellow American Julian Peters meet in Rome, find a lost dog, and agree to return it to Monte Carlo to split the five thousand dollar reward. Discovering the dog's owner dead, they panic and become fugitives. Other victims of misfortune also become suspects, as the plot twists and luck and judgment desert everyone. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Who's Who of Who-Dunnits.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Criminals See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,249,740, 8 March 1992

Gross USA:

$8,669,847

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,669,847
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The reward for the lost dog was five-thousand dollars which is advertised in the local newspaper that Sean Young's character, Phoebe sees in an ad. See more »

Quotes

Phoebe: My birth control pills!
Julian Peters: I never thought I should say this, but there is a time and and place.
Phoebe: There're in my suitecase that I left back at the villa!
Julian Peters: So?
Phoebe: My name's on the prescription label!
Julian Peters: You've got a problem.
Phoebe: We have to go back.
Julian Peters: What? Are you insane? The police are probally swarming the place by now!
Phoebe: If the police are there, we'll leave. If not, we have to get my suitcase back.
Julian Peters: What about the killer?
[...]
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I love this movie!
13 January 2003 | by ClonedaddySee all my reviews

Americans tourists vacationing in Monaco become suspects in a murder case as their dumb mistakes and attempts at cover-up make them more and more suspicious. This a great ensemble movie that makes me laugh everytime and the plot is complex enough to warrant repeat viewing.


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