Corky Romano
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Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Kattan stars in this mob comedy as Corky Romano, a veterinarian with a penchant for pop music from the '80s. As a youth, Corky was kicked out of his Mafia-connected family for being an oddball. Now his long-lost father (Peter Falk) has been indicted and needs Corky to infiltrate the FBI and steal the government's evidence against him. Corky is willing to aid the relatives who so long ago turned their backs on him, but his brothers go overboard when intimidating the computer hacker who gets Corky's bogus application into the FBI academy,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 6%

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"Unlike the pathetic protagonists of many a smart dumb comedy, Corky never becomes sympathetic, and without this fundamental irony the movie doesn't have a leg to stand on."
‑ Lisa Alspector, Chicago Reader
"It's depressing enough to sit through an unfunny comedy, but it's worse to watch Falk, Penn and Berg having to earn a living like this."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"Eighth rate tired, unimaginative mob comedy."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"Chris Kattan should have been in silent comedy. He has the Silly Putty face of those old slapstick stars, and a sing-song, splitting-headache vox box that would have played much better in the silents."
‑ Kimberley Jones, Austin Chronicle
"Will somebody please offer Peter Falk a decent role? This 'crotchety old geezer' gig is getting tiresome."
‑ Jean Lowerison, San Diego Metropolitan
"Stick with the website."
‑ , Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Much too tired and mean-spirited to be funny."
‑ Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
"Although Corky Romano is not based on a Saturday Night Live sketch, it is still as dismal."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"Somebody, somewhere, actually believed in this dreck."
‑ John R. McEwen, Film Quips Online
"Very, very bad."
‑ Stephen Himes, Film Snobs
"Ever hear about the guy who liked to pummel his head with a sledgehammer, because it felt so good when he stopped? Maybe the same fellow would appreciate Corky Romano."
‑ Joe Leydon, Variety
"It's strictly for someone looking for a goof-off."
‑ Bob Graham, San Francisco Chronicle
"Unfortunately, keeping Kattan in the forefront is also one of the main problems with the film."
‑ Kit Bowen, Hollywood.com
"...as Townes Van Zandt sang, "Living's mostly wastin' time" anyway."
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"...the majority of the jokes are obvious and crude."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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