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Family Business (1989)

R
110 min | Crime, Drama

Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and line-ups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past, and is indeed no stranger to ...See moreJessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and line-ups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past, and is indeed no stranger to illegal activity. They both have great hope for Adam, Vito's son and Jessie's grandson, who is bright, good-looking, and without a criminal past. So when Adam approaches Jessie with a scheme for a burglary he's shocked, but not necessarily uninterested. Written by Murray Chapman See less
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Vincent Patrick (novel) (screenplay)
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$ 2,130,024
Gross (USA)
$ 12,195,695
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Release date
Dec 15, 1989 (United States)

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51 cast members
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Sean Connery
Jessie Jessie   See fewer
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Rosanna DeSoto
Elaine (as Rosana DeSoto) Elaine (as Rosana DeSoto)   See fewer
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Janet Carroll
Margie Margie   See fewer
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Victoria Jackson
Christine Christine   See fewer
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Deborah Rush
Michele Dempsey Michele Dempsey   See fewer
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Rex Everhart
Ray Garvey Ray Garvey   See fewer
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Isabell O'Connor
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James Carruthers
Clerk - 1st Court Clerk - 1st Court   See fewer
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Jack O'Connell
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John Capodice
Tommy (as John C. Capodice) Tommy (as John C. Capodice)   See fewer
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Luis Guzmán
Torres (as Luis Guzman) Torres (as Luis Guzman)   See fewer
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Dermot A. McNamara
Casket Mourner Casket Mourner   See fewer
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William Preston
Flask Mourner Flask Mourner   See fewer
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John Connell
Wake 'Suit' Cop (as John P. Connell) Wake 'Suit' Cop (as John P. Connell)   See fewer
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Raymond H. Bazemore
'Caper' Guard 'Caper' Guard   See fewer
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Willie C. Carpenter
'Caper' Cop 'Caper' Cop   See fewer
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Conard Fowkes
'Caper' Detective 'Caper' Detective   See fewer
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BD Wong
Jimmy Chiu Jimmy Chiu   See fewer
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Hal Lehrman
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Nick Discenza
Detective #1 Detective #1   See fewer
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Ed Crowley
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Arthur Pierce
Convict Convict   See fewer
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Alberto Vazquez
Prisoner #1 Prisoner #1   See fewer
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Jose Machado
Prisoner #2 (as José Machado) Prisoner #2 (as José Machado)   See fewer
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June Stein
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Parking Attendant Parking Attendant   See fewer
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John E. Byrd
Van Guard Van Guard   See fewer
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Joe Lisi
Desk Sergeant Desk Sergeant   See fewer
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Elizabeth A. Reilly
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Tenor Tenor   See fewer
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Paul Forrest
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Karen Needle
Denise Denise   See fewer
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Susan Korn
Margo Margo   See fewer
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Aideen O'Kelly
Widow Doheny Widow Doheny   See fewer
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George Kodisch
Wake Cop #1 Wake Cop #1   See fewer
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Mary T. Fay
Lady Mourner #1 Lady Mourner #1   See fewer
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Patricia Fay
Lady Mourner #2 Lady Mourner #2   See fewer
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Steve Baker
Court Detective (uncredited) Court Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 10,776 votes