Oscar
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1991
Director: John Landis
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 786936-209297
Running time: 1:49 (109 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: May 06, 2003
Collection type: Owned (#1043)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 13, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 8 / 10
Review (video): 6 / 10
Overview
When Chicago's toughest gangster promises to go straight... Everybody gets into the act!

Hollywood superstar Sylvester Stallone teams up with comedy director John Landis (Animal House, Trading Places and Coming To America), and the results are hilarious! Stallone plays Chicago's #1 gangster "Snaps" Provolone. After promising his father that he'll quit his life of crime, Snaps realizes it's an offer he should have refused! As the mobster tries to quit the racket, everybody gets into the act...friends, family-even the Feds! Snaps soon discovers going straight is the toughest job he's ever pulled! Critics coast-to-coast praised this fun-filled, big-screen treat-you'll find it packed with laughs from beginning to end!
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Genres
Comedy
Family
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Touchstone Pictures
 • Silver Screen Partners IV
 • Touchstone Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
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 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
John Landis....Director
Writing
Claude Magnier....Original Material By
Michael Barrie....Screenwriter
Jim Mulholland....Screenwriter
Production
Alex Ponti....Executive Producer
Joseph S. Vecchio....Executive Producer
Leslie Belzberg....Producer
Cinematography
Mac Ahlberg....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Dale Beldin....Film Editor
Music
Elmer Bernstein....Composer
Sound
William B. Kaplan....Production Sound Mixer
Rick Franklin....Supervising Sound Editor
Paul Timothy Carden....Sound Editor
Doug Jackson....Sound Editor
Nils C. Jensen....Sound Editor
Fred Judkins....Sound Editor
Dave Kern....Sound Editor
Don Malouf....Sound Editor
Gary Mundheim....Sound Editor
Chris D. Jenkins....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Doug Hemphill....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Mark Smith....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Bill Kenney....Production Designer
Wm. Ladd Skinner....Art Director
Cast
Kirk Douglas....Eduardo Provolone
Peter Riegert....Aldo
Chazz Palminteri....Connie
Joey Travolta....Ace
Paul Greco....Schemer
Sylvester Stallone....Angelo "Snaps" Provolone
Richard Foronjy....Knucky
Yvonne De Carlo....Aunt Rosa
Don Ameche....Father Clemente
Richard Romanus....Vendetti
Arleen Sorkin....Manicurist
Eddie Bracken....Five Spot Charlie
Tony Munafo....Frankie the Roach
Robert Lesser....Officer Keough
Art LaFleur....Officer Quinn
Kurtwood Smith....Lieutenant Toomey
Vincent Spano....Anthony Rossano, C.P.A.
Joycelyn O'Brien....Nora
Marisa Tomei....Lisa Provolone
Martin Ferrero....Luigi Finucci
Harry Shearer....Guido Finucci
William Atherton....Overton
Mark Metcalf....Milhous
Ken Howard....Kirkwood
Sam Chew, Jr.....Van Leland
Elizabeth Barondes....Theresa
Ornella Muti....Sofia Provolone
Sal Vecchio....Vendetti Hood
Tim Curry....Dr. Poole
Danny Goldstine....Cab Driver
Kai Wulff....Underwood Chauffeur
Linda Gray....Roxanne
Marshall Bell....Reporter #1
Tom Grant....Reporter #2
Louis d'Alto....Reporter #3
Rick Avery....Vendetti's Driver
Jim Mulholland....Oscar
Joe Dante....Face on the Cutting Room Floor
Leeza Halstead....Woman on Street (uncredited)
Polli Magaro....Lucy (uncredited)
Sal Mazzotta....Bodyguard (uncredited)