PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime
An all too uptight FBI agent must protect a larger than life mobster with a heart of gold, currently under witness protection in the suburbs.
Loosely based on the life of Henry Hill, the same man who was the basis of Goodfellas (1990), after he went into witness protection program. The films' respective writers, Nicholas Pileggi and Nora Ephron, are husband and wife.
The Padres play the Mets every so often, though you folks would probably be Yankees fans. It's been my experience that most organized crime people are.
Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli: I love the Yankees, Linda loves the Yankees, so does Terry.
Linda: Who's Terry?
Vincent 'Vinnie' Antonelli: You are.
Rick Moranis's partner is playing a video game on a Nintendo Entertainment System but the sound effects are from the Atari 2600 version of PacMan.
Warner dubbed the line "f--k you", as said by Steve Martin whilst shopping, for all PG-rated British versions, so that it became "up yours". The stronger version has, however, been shown on network TV in the UK, on Channel 5. The original obscenity was restored in the 2008 12-rated DVD.
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