R | | Comedy, Crime
Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit, however, no prison cell could keep them locked in.
The nick-name of the group of bank robbers was "The Woodpecker Gang". As Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor dress-up in "bird-suits" in this movie as well as go to prison, there has long being an association of the pair's characters being "jail-birds" in the film but the two ... ...
That's Blade. He runs the third world side of Cell Block 2. My dear, till Grossberger came along he held the axe murder record in the south-west! He's the one I'm gonna get you the cheeseburger from. How do you like it, medium?
Harry Monroe: Oh no, I don't want ...
Bank robbery is not automatically a federal crime. It depends on whether bank is federally insured or not. Also state and feds may agree to allow the state to prosecute depending on circumstances; as an example, state penalty may be more severe than federal. As a retired police detective I've personally investigated numerous bank robberies where the state has been the primary prosecutor.
$8,691,886 (USA) (14 December 1980)
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