Jane Austen's Mafia!

"Weak"

Jane Austen's Mafia! Review


To my knowledge, there's never been a Godfather spoof, let alone a good one. The cryptically-titled Jane Austen's Mafia! certainly isn't going to change that, but it isn't as bad as some recent spoofs (notably Mel Brooks' last 4 or 5 movies) have been. Thanks to the natural charm of Jay Mohr, an often-funny tale of corruption, casinos (offering Go Fish), showgirls, and the Macarena unfolds. The flip side is that much of Mafia! is not funny, resorting to fart and/or vomit humor to generate cheap laughs. The spoofs range from the obvious - Godfather, GoodFellas, Casino - to the unexpected - Forrest Gump, Jaws - which generally work well. Then again, maybe my expectations are so low I didn't notice how bad they really were.


Jane Austen's Mafia!

Facts and Figures

Run time: 83 mins

In Theaters: Friday 24th July 1998

Production compaines: Tapestry Films, Touchstone Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 14%
Fresh: 6 Rotten: 36

IMDB: 5.5 / 10

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Starring: as Anthony 'Tony' Cortino, as Joey Cortino, as Diane Steen, as Pepper Gianini, as Sophia, as Vincenzo Cortino, as Young Vincenzo Cortino, as Dominick Clamato, as Cesar Marzoni, Blake Hammond as Fatso Paulie Orsatti, Philip Suriano as Frankie Totino, as Gorgoni, as Carla, Carol Ann Susi as Clamato's Wife, Gregory Sierra as Bonifacio


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