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Mickey Blue Eyes [1999 film] by Kelly Makin
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Mickey Blue Eyes [1999 film] (1999)

by Kelly Makin (Director)

Other authors: James Caan (Actor), Hugh Grant (Actor), Elizabeth Hurley (Producer), Robert Kuhn (Writer), Charles Mulvehill (Producer)3 more, Adam Scheinman (Writer), Jeanne Tripplehorn (Actor), Burt Young (Actor)

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Makin, KellyDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Caan, JamesActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grant, HughActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hurley, ElizabethProducersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kuhn, RobertWritersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mulvehill, CharlesProducersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Scheinman, AdamWritersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tripplehorn, JeanneActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Young, BurtActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com (ISBN 0780625277, DVD)

Mickey Blue Eyes was crafted as a vehicle for the stammering British charm of Hugh Grant (star of Four Weddings and a Funeral and Nine Months), so whether or not you like the movie will depend heavily on your affection for Grant. He plays an art auctioneer who falls in love with schoolteacher Jeanne Tripplehorn (Basic Instinct, Very Bad Things), who just happens to be the daughter of mobster James Caan (The Godfather, Misery). To protect Grant, Tripplehorn tries to fend off his proposal of marriage, but some miscommunications lead to Grant being embraced by the "family." After the mob decides to launder money through Grant's auction house, an accidental killing results in Grant pretending to be Mickey Blue Eyes out of Kansas City (the sight and sound of Grant trying to say "fuggedaboudit" was undoubtedly what sold the movie in the first place). The plot isn't as well executed as it could be, but the leads are all well cast and there are some excellent supporting performances, particularly Burt Young (Rocky) as a myopic mob boss and Scott Thompson (from the comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall) as a sprightly FBI agent. --Bret Fetzer

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:18:02 -0400)

Michael Felgate, a Manhattan art autioneer, is eager to marry Gina, a schoolteacher he's been dating for three months. Gina's father is a gangster who extracts money for the mob, and he starts to out the squeeze on Michael, using the auction house as money laundering scam for dubious artwork.… (more)

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