Big Trouble

Synopsis: A chain of events starts with the arrival of a mysterious suitcase in Miami. Arthur Herk, a corrupt business owner, wants to get his hands on the case. At the same time, two hit men want him whacked. Tired of his constant fixation on drinking and television, Herk's wife Anna and daughter Jenny decide to find new love interests in divorced dad Eliot Arnold and his son Matt. To add more complication, two thieves decide to steal the case and lead a Miami police team and two FBI agents on a wild goose chase that ends inside the Miami airport terminal.
Director(s): Barry Sonnenfeld
Production: Touchstone Pictures
 
IMDB:
6.5
Metacritic:
47
Rotten Tomatoes:
48%
PG-13
Year:
2002
85 min
Website
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Nigel?

Foggy.

Ah, could you hold on, Nigel,

just for a moment?

This is a really important

call - long-distance.

Listen, I want to see it

tomorrow, and it better be right!

All right, Bruce. I think we

got it, uh, well on its way!

- Good!

Hey, matt, how you doing?

Dad, can w-we borrow the

stupid Geo tonight or not?

Because me and Andrew

have to kill a girl.

"Andrew and I

have to kill a girl. "

Thank you.

Yes, you can borrow

the Geo tonight,

but I need it back at my

apartment at, uh, 10:30, okay?

- Okay. - And I want you to

promise me that you'll drive -

...carefully.

Eliot:
matt wasn't mad at me

because of the divorce.

He was mad

because I bought a Geo.

Sweet little vehicle.

Just get divorced?

Ah, it doesn't matter.

42 miles to the gallon,

am/fm radio.

I'll even throw in

the undercoating.

Anything else

you'd like to know?

Yeah. How many clowns

can it hold?

Eliot:
To matt, the Geo was

a 48-mile-per-gallon symbol

of my bad luck, wrong choices,

and missed opportunities.

Little did I know that my shot

at a second chance

had just arrived in miami

onboard Flight 57

from New Orleans.

The suitcase

was sandwiched between

a quarter-ton of frozen crawfish

and a dalmatian that gave birth

to a litter of 17

over Lake Okeechobee.

The dalmatian

made the evening news.

The suitcase didn't.

What is it?

It looks like

a garbage disposal.

So this is miami, huh?

They can keep it.

You got that right.

Eliot:
That's a Remington

30-aught-6 hunting rifle

with a Bushnell scope.

Charlton Heston takes his

to shoot bighorn elk.

Henry Desalvo

and Leonard Ferroni

take theirs to shoot anyone,

as long as they're paid

25 grand apiece.

We play with a guy

that cheats.

Eliot:
Actually, Henry and

Leonard didn't play golf at all.

Will you come on?

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