My Cousin Vinny
Truth, Justice and the Gambini Way
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- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 59 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: July 25, 2000
- Originally Released: 1992
- Label: 20Th Century Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case - Sensormatic
- Single Side - Single Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dolby Surround - English, French
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: Jonathan Lynn - Director
- Original Theatrical Trailer
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- Interactive Menus
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Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Joe Pesci & Marisa Tomei|
|Performer:||Ralph Macchio, Mitchell Whitfield, Fred Gwynne, Chris Ellis, Lane Smith, Austin Pendleton, Bruce McGill, James Rebhorn & Maury Chaykin|
|Directed by||Jonathan Lynn|
|Edited by||Tony Lombardo|
|Screenwriting by||Dale Launer|
|Composition by||Randy Edelman|
|Cinematography by||Peter Deming|
|Produced by||Dale Launer & Paul Schiff|
|Director of Photography:||Peter Deming & Paul Schiff|
Academy Awards 1992 - Best Supporting Actress: Marisa Tomei
As Vincent Gambini, a swaggering pint-sized New York lawyer who only recently passed the bar on his sixth try, Pesci modulates his usual psycho-nuttiness and gives it some recognizably human, even melancholy, undertones. Full Review
Los Angeles Times
Rating: 2.5/4 -- The movie sags as Vinny sets out to demolish the patently shaky case and dubious witnesses for the prosecution. Pesci does his best, but a lawyer's suit on him becomes a straitjacket. Full Review
Rating: 3/4 -- The undercurrent of fish-out-of-water silliness goes a long way towards perpetuating the affable atmosphere... Full Review
Reel Film Reviews
...Tomei is a sexy, comic find...
In My Cousin Vinny, a careless miscarriage of justice serves as the premise for a courtroom comedy that is funnier than it has any right to be. Full Review
Rating: 3/5 -- The regional stereotypes in Dale Launer's broad script aren't so laudable, but the on-screen talent merits a retrial: Tomei talks up a storm and Pesci terrorises thinly spread gags into near-shape. Full Review
...Marisa Tomei has the mischievous sparkle of a born star....Pesci and Tomei make a first-rate team...
Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer. When Vinny arrives in Alabama with his leather-clad girlfriend, it's a real shock for all of them! Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress--Marisa Tomei.
New York City lawyer Vinny Gambini ventures into the deep South with his loud-mouthed, big-haired girlfriend in tow to free his cousin Bill and Bill's friend after they are mistakenly accused of murdering a convenience-store clerk. Unfortunately, Vinny passed the bar (after 6 failed attempts!) only a few weeks before, and has never even seen the inside of a courtroom. But no Gambini has lost an argument yet.
- Estimated budget $11.9 million.
- Shot at the Lee Arrendale Correctional Facility in Alto, Georgia, and in Monticello and Covington, Georgia. Filming began February 11, 1991; completed April 22, 1991. Color by Deluxe. Title design by Saxon/Ross Film Design Inc. Titles and opticals by Pacific Title.
- Released theatrically in the USA March 13, 1992. Released on video October 1, 1992.
- Reviewed in New York Times and Los Angeles Times on March 13, 1992.
- Copyright 1992 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
- Sales Rank: 813
- UPC: 024543005322
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