Johnny Stecchino

1991

Comedy / Crime / Romance

45
IMDb Rating 7.2 10 9,767

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Roberto Benigni as Dante / Johnny Stecchino
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1.09 GB
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Italian 2.0
R
23.976 fps
102 min
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Italian 2.0
R
23.976 fps
102 min
P/S N/A / N/A

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Stevetalley 9 / 10 / 10

Great comedy of misunderstanding

The genius with which Benigni weaves plots is most clearly displayed in this film. Nothing in the film is left to chance. Every scene, every action is (eventually) connected to others in a hilarious web. I've seen this movie 6 or 7 times. My wife wants to rent it again! and I will watch it for the 7th or 8th, having fun and marveling at the intricacies of the plot. An early episode is a silly parlor game called "the cabinet member's wife." What is that about? What's funny about that. It isn't, but the game returns about three-quarters of the way through with surprising twists. People who don't watch foreign films because they don't like reading subtitles are missing a world of great films, and this is one of the best.

Reviewed by therubicon 10 / 10 / 10

Santa Cleopatra

I think I learned Italian from this movie, I watched it so many times. I've simply never loved a movie as so cute and funny as this, its well worth tracking it down, Its still pretty available if you know the right places to look. Roberto and Nicoletta are perfect together on and off screen, truly a mating of Eagles as the Romans would say. take the perfect vaudeville act, Where you have some idiot who is just a heart of Gold, mix in a scheming Mafia donna, take a bunch of Italians in good suits add a little illegal narcotics done by politicans. Steal a banana or two, and then change places with a murderous Cut throat assasino. What do you get? Superb cinema.

Reviewed by lee_eisenberg 10 / 10 / 10

will make anyone want to go to Sicily

Before Roberto Benigni became a household name in the States, he directed and starred in this totally wacky movie about an ordinary man mistaken for a mobster while looking for a woman (Nicoletta Braschi) in Sicily. I guess that mostly, "Johnny Stecchino" is a big excuse to be silly, but it's definitely what Benigni does best. The movie is like a combination of a Charlie Chaplin flick and a Looney Tunes cartoon cranked up to maximum energy. It's a fun romp in every way, shape and form. And it will probably make you want to go to Sicily. All in all, a really good time. And don't forget: stay away from the bananas!

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