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Married To The Mob

6.21 h 44 min198815
A Mobster's wife hates her lifestyle, but gets a chance to change it when her husband is killed - if the Long Island mob and the FBI let her.
Jonathan Demme
Alec BaldwinMatthew ModineMichelle Pfeiffer
English [CC]
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Mercedes RuehlDean Stockwell
Edward SaxonKenneth Utt
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4.6 out of 5 stars

221 global ratings

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KaleHawkwoodReviewed in the United Kingdom on 04 May 2013
4.0 out of 5 stars
Michelle mobbed
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This is a frothy, semi-farcical tale of mobsters, molls, the FBI, and the divine Michelle Pfeiffer`s hair.
Pfeiffer, as murdered mobster Frank`s young, disaffected widow Angie DeMarco, and Dean Stockwell as mob boss Tony `the Tiger` Russo, are the chief reasons for seeing this romp, as well as a scary Mercedes Ruehl as Tony`s frenziedly jealous wife.
Matthew Modine, so effective in other films, is oddly colourless here, rather like a taller Chris O`Donnell in both looks and blandness. I can think offhand of a dozen
other actors who would have made the part of the lovestruck young FBI agent far more interesting, as well as funnier. Modine doesn`t seem to quite have the measure of the film he`s in, which is a larky comedy-drama. (Jeff Daniels, so good in director Demme`s superior Something Wild, might have been a happier choice.)
However, there`s so much to enjoy, and Michelle was on a roll back in the eighties, turning out a variety of unforgettable character studies, with a wit and offbeat humour few other actresses could, or can, match.
I`d give this 7 or 8 out of ten, but it`s definitely a film to see at least once. Just don`t expect too much. Also, the ending is much too nudge-nudge cute, as if Demme couldn`t be bothered to finish his film with a credible flourish, preferring to resort to `winking` at the audience. Most of the time he negotiates the drama and comedy, keeping the balls in the air with flair and a deft script, but cops out at the end.
Joan Cusack and Alec Baldwin (as Angie`s doomed husband) have effective cameos, and the music is provided by David Byrne, with a soundtrack of songs punctuating the madcap action.
Mostly, great fun. And Pfeiffer`s just fine.
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Jennifer MasonReviewed in the United Kingdom on 05 December 2021
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A favourite of mine! Very entertaining! Michelle Pfeiffer excellent as usual.
martin a.Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 19 July 2018
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Jonathan demme black comedy great cast
Good fun
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CHRISTIANKOPReviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 June 2017
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good price and speedy delivery
CReviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 July 2017
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80s film
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Classic film
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carsten olaf sandvoldReviewed in the United Kingdom on 03 October 2016
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AlanReviewed in the United Kingdom on 02 June 2018
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Not as good as I expected
riley williamsReviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 November 2015
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this is a great film, very hammy but stil as fun as ...
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this is a great film,very hammy but stil as fun as i remembered from the first time i saw it yrs ago.worth a viewing
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