Mickey Blue Eyes

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Castle Rock Entertainment / Simian Films Released 1999

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Director:
Kelly Makin
Released:
1999
Rating:
PG-13

Mickey Blue Eyes is a story about a British man living in New York City who proposes to his beautiful girlfriend, only to discover his new in-laws are members of the Italian mafia, and soon, he is too. Michael Felgate, who is surprised to learn his girlfriend Gina Vitale isn't as prepared to take the plunge into marriage as he thought. Gina explains her father, Frank is a member of the Mafia and comes from a large family of Italian mobsters. She fears Michael will be sucked into the criminal underworld. Michael insists everything will work out, but as soon as the two are wed, Michael finds himself in all manner of illegal activities.

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Metacritic Score

  • 90

    Variety

    An engaging, often very funny fish-out-of-water story that provides Hugh Grant with his best part to date.

  • 70

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    A lightweight comedy that has more than enough laughs to justify its silly, scatterbrained premise.

  • 50

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    After the bite and freshness of "Analyze This," Mickey Blue Eyes plays like an afterthought.

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    • Production Budget - $40,000,000
      Domestic Gross - $33,864,342 (61st)
      Worldwide Gross - $54,264,342 (62nd)

      Domestic Adjusted for 2013 - $54,396,266
      Worldwide Adjusted for 2013 - $87,164,770

    • Other production companies:
      Warner Bros. (distributor)

    • Filming locations include:
      Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, New York
      New York City, New York

    • Taglines:
      1. A romantic comedy you can't refuse.
      2. They've created a mobster.

    • Music:
      I Don't Know Why But I Do
      Written by Paul Gayten, Robert Charles Guidry
      Performed by Clarence 'Frogman' Henry
      On an Evening in Roma
      Written by Umberto Bertini, Alessandro Taccani
      Performed by Dean Martin
      Elisir
      Written & Performed by Paolo Conte
      Come di
      Written & Performed by Paolo Conte
      Theme from 'A Summer Place'
      Written by Max Steiner
      Performed by Percy Faith and His Orchestra
      We Are Family
      Written by Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers
      Performed by Sister Sledge
      C'est Magnifique
      from "Can-Can"
      Written by Cole Porter
      Performed by Nelson Riddle
      Just in Time
      Written by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne
      Performed by Frank Sinatra
      I'm Leaving It Up To You
      Written by Donald F. Harris and Dewey Terry, Jr.
      Just a Gigolo
      Written by Leonello Casucci, Irving Caesar
      Performed by Louis Prima
      You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You
      Written by James Cavanaugh, Russ Morgan, Larry Stock
      Performed by James Caan
      Love Connection
      Written by Larry Grossman
      Violino Tzigano
      Written by Cesare Andrea Bixio, Bixio Cherubini
      Performed by Achille Togliani
      Let's Stay Together
      Written by Al Green, Willie Mitchell, Al Jackson Jr.
      Performed by Al Green
      Mambo Italiano
      Written by Bob Merrill
      Performed by Rosemary Clooney
      Your Picture
      Written by Robert Charles Guidry
      Performed by Clarence 'Frogman' Henry
      Guida e Luisa Nostalgico Swing
      Written & Performed by Nino Rota
      Let's Stick Together
      Written by Wilbert Harrison
      Performed by Bryan Ferry
      Luna Mezzo Mare
      Written by Paolo Citarella
      Performed by Edward Bilous
      We Are the Champions
      Written by Freddie Mercury
      Performed by Queen
      Buena Sera Senorita
      Written by Carl Sigman, Peter De Rose
      Performed by Louis Prima
      Theme from "Jeeves and Wooster"
      by Anne Dudley
      Performed by Anne Dudley and The Dover Street Jazzomaniacs

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Themes

Mobsters, Romantic Comedy, Slapstick