Synopsis: For their 20th wedding anniversary, Jack gets Maggie a diamond necklace and a hit man. But when Tony shows up and, waiting for the signal from Jack in Connecticut to do the hit, he and Maggie begin to talk - perhaps Tony can come to value Maggie even more than her husband does. And when Jack shows up, things get very tricky.
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Paul Mazursky
Production: New Line Home Entertainment
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
91 min

May her husband

put his trust in her...

...and recognize she is

his equal... a life of grace.

May he always honor her

and love her... Christ loves His bride,

the church.

Father, keep them true to

your commands.

Keep them faithful in marriage...

...and let them be a living

example of Christian life.

Bless them with children.

And after a happy old age...

...grant them fullness

of life with the saints.

"The bride feeds the groom

The bride feeds the groom.

Hi-ho the dairy-o

The bride feeds the groom.

The groom feeds the bride

The groom feeds the bride.

Hi-ho the dairy-o

The groom feeds the bride.

And we all want a piece

We all want a piece

Hi-ho the daiiy-o

We all want a piece"



Can I help you?

Can I help you?

Tour the harbor? Please.

You like to have a

tour of the harbor?

Nice to meet you.

Thank you. Thank you very much.

Sir? Open tours.

Miss? Lady? Would you like

a tour of the harbor?

- Come on, hurry up!

- Hey!

Hurry, hurry.

Nero gonna be late.

I'm sorry. Sorry! Hey!

Hey, my bag.

Hey, come on!


Nice Rolls.

- Beautiful. Incredible.

- See the line?

It's incredibly beautiful,

I wonder what it coast?

- More than we could ever afford.

- Yeah, wow, wouldn't it be great?

Have a car like this?

Totally awesome.

It won't make you happy.

- What?

- This car.

It won't make you happy.

- I'll look happy, though.

- Yeah. Let's help her out.

I think we should help her.

You all right?

You need some help?

Look, I just have twenties.

I just went to the cash machine.

- Give her some money.

- It's all that I have.

Look, don't...

Oh, man, come on.

You owe me twenty bucks.

I don't give a dmn

what the workers think.

- I hired him to be the foreman.

- Here you go.

They should listen to him as if it

were me. I'll tell them myself.


Now, now.

I'm leaving now.

- Make sure it's on time.

- Jack, your wife's on line three.

Thanks, Jerry.

- Arrowwood.

- Got you.

- Hey.

- Hello?

- Hi.

- Hi.

I'm sorry I left this morning

without saying good-bye.

- I didn't want to wake you.

- It's okay.

- How's your day been?

- It's good. I made twenty bucks.

- What?

- Nothing. I...

- When are you coming home?

- Very late.

I gotta go to Connecticut.

They got problems with...

...this new guy up there

the foreman. I promised...

- I'd straighten it out, okay?

- But honey.

Hey, listen. It's our anniversary.

I know this. And I promised... take you out and I will.

But I gotta do this first.

I know. But, honey, can't you

just do it another time?

It has to be done tonight,

all right?

I'll tell you what, I'll call

you back and explain it.

These need to be signed.

Not now, all right? Not now.

I gotta go to Connecticut.

Jack, I think we should talk.

I can't. I got a lot on my mind,

all right? Come on.

When do you think it

would be a good time to talk?

- Anytime but now, all right?

- Okay, when?

Mister O'Connor?

Mister O'Connor.


Where were you?

Your mind was someplace else.

I was thinking.

Beautiful, isn't it?

It's very beautiful.

My wife will love it.

I'll take it.

It's our anniversary.

Twenty years.


Come on, pick up the phone.

Pick up the phone. Where are you?

Pick up the phone.

Come on, honey.

- Hello?

- Hello.

Boy the phone was ringin' a while.

You're home, huh?

I was in the bath.

What is it?

Listen, I'm sorry I was short

before. Things are crazy.

It's okay.

I worry about you. I want you to

take it easy with that medication.

I'll be fine.

- You alone?

- Yes, I'm alone.

I thought we would spend

time alone on our anniversary.

- I know, I know. I'm sorry.

- It's okay.

I't doesn't make

any difference anymore.

- Well, what does that mean?

- It doesn't mean anything.

- I don't want to fight.

- All right.

I'll make it up to you,

I promise.

- I'm sure you will.

- Twenty years. I love you.

Yeah, I love you, too.

Shut up, btch. Put your hands

behind your back. Come on!

Put your hands in the rope!

Here. Come on.

If a guy's married,

but he's ugly...

...and he can't get

anybody else...

...does that really

make him faithful?

If a woman's afraid to

cheat on her husband...

...because she knows he'll kill

her if he finds out...

...does that really make

her faithful? No.

Faithful is when you got more

to lose than gain.

You think about doin' it,

but you don't cheat.

It's unnatural to be with

one person the rest of your life.

You know my uncle got divorced

after forty-seven years?

Forty-seven years.

I asked him one day why he did it.

I'll never forget it.

He was sitting in the kitchen.

I walked over to him and I said,

"Uncle Vinnie, why?'

"After forty-seven years

you're finally getting a divorce."

He took a sip of coffee,

put the cup down...

...looked me square in

the eyes and said...

..."Because I fckin' hate her."

Forty-seven years,

and now he hates her.

He took off his watch

and he gave it to me.

He said, "You see this watch?

It's cracked."

Here, look at the crystal, huh?

See it?

Here, come on, look it.

It's been cracked. See? See?

He said, "It's been cracked

for twenty years."

"You know how I cracked it?"

I said, "How?"

He threw a punch at my aunt

and hit the refrigerator.

But he never got it fixed.


Because everytime he looks

at his watch during the day...

...he wants it to remind him of

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Chazz Palminteri

Calogero Lorenzo "Chazz" Palminteri (born May 15, 1952) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer and playwright. He is best known for his Academy Award-nominated role for Best Supporting Actor in Bullets over Broadway, the 1993 film A Bronx Tale, based on his play of the same name, Special Agent David "Dave" Kujan in The Usual Suspects, Primo Sidone in Analyze This and his recurring role as Shorty in Modern Family. Palminteri also has a role in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 zombie map Mob of the Dead as Sal. more…

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