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Actors: Peter Falk, Alan Arkin

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THE IN-LAWS was directed by Arthur Hiller in 1979.

Vincent Ricardo's son is about to marry Sheldon S. Kornpett's daughter. Vincent is an undercover CIA agent who just stole the official plates for U.S. currency. He will force Sheldon, a NYC dentist, to help him carry these plates to Honduras in order to confound General Garcia who's about to touch off an international monetary crisis by printing out billions of dollars in several different currencies. But before being able to speak to Garcia, both men will have to escape the F.B.I., the criminals who helped Vincent to steal the plates and some Central Americans bad guys. At first angry at Vincent, Sheldon will finally take some pleasure in these wild adventures.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



Sheldon Cornpet is a quiet Manhattan dentist until he gets mixed up with Peter Falk and a bag full of money making engravings that a certain Latin American dictator with a talking hand named "Senor Pepe" wants.
The review of this Movie prepared by steve



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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999    -   1960's-1970's Comedy or Parody about    -   spies How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Central    -   The Caribbean City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment

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