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Sour Grapes (1998)

R | | Comedy | 17 April 1998 (USA)
Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at slot machines and asks Evan for two more coins for a last attempt. That last attempt ... See full summary »

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Larry David

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Larry David
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Burns ... Eulogist
Viola Harris Viola Harris ... Selma Maxwell
Scott Erik Scott Erik ... Teenage Richie
Michael Resnick Michael Resnick ... Teenage Evan
Steven Weber ... Evan Maxwell
Craig Bierko ... Richie Maxwell
Jennifer Leigh Warren ... Millie
Karen Sillas ... Joan
Robyn Peterman Robyn Peterman ... Roberta
Anthony Parziale Anthony Parziale ... Blackjack Dealer
Abraham Kessler Abraham Kessler ... Crap Dealer
Fred Goehner Fred Goehner ... Floor Manager
Amy Hohn ... Waitress
Denise Bessette Denise Bessette ... Cocktail Waitress
Angelo Tiffe ... Chauffeur
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Storyline

Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at slot machines and asks Evan for two more coins for a last attempt. That last attempt brings a $400,000 jackpot for Richie. No wonder Evan turns greedy and jealous. Written by Anonymous

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A hilarious comedy from the co-creator of "Seinfeld" See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sex-related humor | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Até Que O Dinheiro Nos Separe See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$123,104, 19 April 1998, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$219,932, 26 April 1998
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film is included on the film critic Roger Ebert's "Most Hated" list. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h) When Richard leaves the chiropractor's office and the cops pull up to talk to him, the potted plant on the right moves between shots. Note the position in relation to the little square window on the building. See more »

Quotes

Danny Pepper: People seem to think they can do anything they want so long as there's an 'I'm sorry.' Then everything's hunky-dory.
Evan: I didn't say it was honky-dory.
Danny Pepper: It's not honky-dory, it's hunky-dory.
Evan: I thought I said hunky.
Danny Pepper: No you said honky.
Evan: Okay, okay, I'm sorry,
Danny Pepper: See? Again!
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, we see a bowl of grapes rotting as each name comes on the screen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Pants Tent (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Grandfather
from "Peter and the Wolf"
Composed by Sergei Prokofiev
Performed by Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Ondrej Lenard
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Funny and Stressful
20 January 2007 | by bmanaclesSee all my reviews

Frankly, I find this movie difficult to watch every time. So many things occur that just seem to spiral down into chaos causing chaos causing chaos. The main characters, at first...you take a side...then eventually you'll realize that neither are in the right. But one does something to the other, which is unspeakably terrible...and receives the same in turn. Eventually when it's all over, something ultimately terrible happens. Suspense is not only something that relates to a horror film, in my opinion...upon seeing this film. The director perfected it to an almost migraine inducing level. If you are patient, this movie is fantastic. If you're not, and you simply can't stand it...well perhaps this isn't for you.


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