Corky Romano 2001 PG-13 CC

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A veterinarian becomes FBI's "super agent."

Starring:
Chris Kattan, Peter Berg
Runtime:
1 hour 26 minutes

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Corky Romano

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Genres Comedy
Director Rob Pritts
Starring Chris Kattan, Peter Berg
Supporting actors Peter Falk, Peter Berg, Chris Penn, Fred Ward, Richard Roundtree, Matthew Glave, Roger Fan, Dave Sheridan, Michael Massee, Vincent Pastore, Fiona Hale, Kip King, Al Eben, Adele Craig, Irene Olga López, Sylvester Jenkins, Jeanette Miller, Blake Clark
Studio Touchstone Pictures
MPAA rating PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Captions and subtitles English Details
Rental rights 3-day viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
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Customer Reviews

Loved this movie and funny.
lori ramsdell
If you like to joke around or be funny, Corky Romano is the right movie for you.
jjstokesdamanaman
Perhaps it's too perky, energetic, etc.
J. Cain

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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Jack Cessna on March 22, 2004
Format: DVD
Corky Romano has got to be one of the best movies EVER!!! It is doesn't drrraaaagggg on like other movies do, so it's easy to watch over and over again without getting bored. Plus, it's hilarious without being crude like you may find in other comedies. I've seen this movie 4 complete times being said on 3/22/2004, but by the time you're reading this, it may be twice as many! I've memorized entire scenes, even a chapter! Corky is relativly family friendly, though some things some people might find inappropriate for younger people, primarily the swear words. Pops Romano, a mafia father is having charges pressed against him, so he sends his son, Corky, to go undercover as an FBI Agent and destroy all evidence against him. His new fake name is Corky Pissant, which he claims is pronounced "pea-sont," and his fake resumé says he knows five different languages, has an olympic gold medal for sharpshooting, and is a black belt in some fighting style. Now Corky has to try and get the evidence while trying to live up to his fake resumé. The movie takes place over only 3 days or so, so it is fast-paced. Overall, "Corky Romano" is a fun movie to watch and I would recommend it to anyone.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By jdiva79 on September 18, 2005
Format: DVD
I caught this movie today on HBO, didn't rem what it was about, but I like Kattan, so I watched it. I have not laughed this hard in years, I was in tears, especially when he gets high from the Coke,(you would swear he was really high) that scene is an instant classic in my mind forever!! Whenever I think about it, I laugh outloud. I missed the last 15min, had to leave for work, but will def. be buying this for my collection.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Philip Rommel Ascalon on March 20, 2008
Format: DVD
Chris Kattan always gives me belly aching laughter everytime I watch this movie. The guy's a riot. That scene where Corky was high with the cocaine and had a short jittery talk with a kindergarten class was just hilarious. The plot is just senselessly funny. If you haven't laughed for a long time this is a guaranteed cure. The soundtrack rocks! Excellent replay value!
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Farffleblex Plaffington on January 3, 2004
Format: DVD
Note: This review is intended as a product guide to help you decide whether you should make a purchase, and if applicable, whether a particular version of a product is worth purchasing. My star rating is an assessment of the product overall, which may not reflect my personal enjoyment of the main content.
Version of Corky Romano Reviewed: Touchstone Entertainment Widescreen DVD, 2003
ABOUT THE FILM
The Premise: Corky Romano (Chris Kattan) is the black sheep son in a dysfunctional, quirky mafia family. He's not a fan of the family business--he's much more concerned with animals (he's an assistant veterinarian), helping people, and spreading good cheer and hugs (think of a less "flamboyant" version of Richard Simmons). Because of this, after his mother passed away, his father (Peter Falk) and brothers (Peter Berg and Chris Penn) disowned him. However, when the family business is threatened by an informant working with the FBI, they need someone whom they can trust, but who isn't a known link to the family, to pose as an FBI agent and find out what they know and how they know it. Corky is unwillingly recruited for the job.
Facts And Assessments To Help You Decide Whether You Might Like This Film:
This is a fish-out-of-water comedy, and more specifically, would fit into a "Saturday Night Live comedy" genre. The Saturday Night Live comedy genre, with Kattan being the formal link to Saturday Night Live here, usually plays something like a film-length skit from the show, with more expensive production values, and a more formally structured plot.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By J. Cain on October 23, 2002
Format: DVD
If you don't like Chris Kattan, you shouldn't even be reading this. If you like Chris Kattan, you will probably like this movie. Chris is perky, energetic, adorable, and rather silly in this movie ... everything you'd expect from him really. The plot is better than most would probably like to admit. Yet, this movie still is not a stand-out. Perhaps it's too perky, energetic, etc. I can't put my finger on what was missing or what was saturating in this movie that prevented it from being a great comedy, but it just wasn't. But again, it wasn't bad either -- worth a watch or a rental, but maybe not a purchase.
As you've probably deduced from the previews, Chris' character is a bubbly and likeable, albeit clutzy, veterinarian who happens to be part of a mob family. This is the obvious irony and source of most of the humor in the movie. Chris feigns FBI agent for most of the movie, which is as funny as it is unbelievable. There is the mandatory love interest who is also an FBI agent. And Chris of course learns a thing or two along the way. There's nothing particularly shocking or innovative in this movie but it does generally do its job -- it makes you laugh ... or at least chuckle.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By John D. Chapman on July 7, 2002
Format: DVD
I don't know who the other reviewers are, and although they are entitled to their opinion (perhaps they were all under the age of 16),this movie is almost a complete waste of time. Peter Falk must be short on cash, for I can't imagine why a distinuished actor like him would involve himself in a clunker like this one. The characters are completely void of any depth or interest, the adolescent references to farting and burping got old in the first five minutes, the stereotypes are trite and unimaginative, and the story line is, of course, as trite and ridicululous as the rest of the movie. The acting is uneven, the editing is horrible, and even the sound was bad. The one and only redeeming feature of this film is, of course, Chris Kattan. Like Robin Williams of a generation ago, he can make almost any scene funny with his facial expressions and body language, and he was worth the 99 cents we paid for the DVD rental. If anyone else, including maybe even Robin Williams, would have played Corky, this would have been THE WORST film of the year. As it is, it is only one of the worst.
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