Mickey Blue Eyes

Mickey Blue Eyes

Kelly Makin (1999)

97min
15 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Made by Elizabeth Hurley and Hugh Grant's production company Simian Films, this was a commercial success for the then romantically attached pair. Grant is sublimely ridiculous as an English auctioneer in New York, who learns that marrying sweetheart Jeanne Tripplehorn also means getting spliced to the Mob. Tripplehorn's father, James Caan, is the local don and Grant quickly finds himself up to his neck in linguini as he fakes the identity of out-of-town mobster "Mickey Blue Eyes". This gently entertaining comedy is a sure-fire crowd pleaser.

Summary

A strait-laced Englishman falls for a New York mobster's daughter, who wants to escape her family's criminal connections. However, try as he may, he realises there is virtually no way to avoid being drawn into its members' illegal activities. Romantic comedy, starring Hugh Grant, Jeanne Tripplehorn, James Caan and Burt Young.

Cast & Crew

Michael Felgate Hugh Grant
Frank Vitale James Caan
Gina Vitale Jeanne Tripplehorn
Vito Graziosi Burt Young
Philip Cromwell James Fox
Vinnie Joe Viterelli
Agent Connell Gerry Becker
Carol Maddie Corman
Director Kelly Makin
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Universal Pictures UK Ltd Guidance: Violence, swearing. Available on: Available on video and DVD Released on: 20 Aug 1999

Comedy Drama

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