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|AKA:||"Jane Austen's Mafia!"|
|Synopsis:||Director Abrahams returns to the "Airplane" well once again as he takes aim at the Mafia movies of Coppola and Scorcese. As usual, the results are hit and miss, with the joke machine gun set on full automatic. Plot follows that of the Godfather trilogy most closely, with Bridges (in his last film) as klutzy patriarch Vincenzo Cortino. His sons, sensitive war hero Anthony (Mohr) and hot tempered Joey (Burke), wrestle for control of the keystone kriminal empire after pop takes the dirt nap. Basically, the actors' jobs are to remain deadpan while all manner of shenanigans and hijinks take place and hilarity allegedly ensues. This genre is quickly running out of ammo. It's time for someone to administer the kiss of death.|
|Directed by:||Jim Abrahams|
|Producer(s):||Bill Badalato, Peter Abrams, Robert Levy, Tapestry Films, Touchstone Pictures, Buena Vista|
|Cast:||Lloyd Bridges, Jay Mohr, Billy Burke, Olympia Dukakis, Christina Applegate, Pamela Gidley, Tony LoBianco, Joe (Johnny) Viterelli, Vincent Pastore, Jason Fuchs|