Married to the Mob
Married to the Mob (1988)

Michelle Pfeiffer is Married to the Mob in this comedy. The wife of Mafia hitman Alec Baldwin, Pfeiffer regularly chastizes her husband for his underhanded line of work. Baldwin refuses to entertain any thoughts of quitting the mob-and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 13, 2000
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Pfeiffer is at her best, and there's plenty of action, although you may feel that some of the gags involving a scorned and vengeful wife (Mercedes Ruehl) are a bit shopworn.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Miss Pfeiffer, who looks utterly ravishing in outfits that set the teeth on edge, turns Angela's plight into something funny, but she seems eminently sane even when the movie does not.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A gangster film with a twist and the idiosyncratic Demme touch.

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Variety Staff
Variety

The enormous cast is a total delight, starting with Pfeiffer, with hair dyed dark, a New York accent and a continuously nervous edge.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Demme keeps his characters (scripted by Barry Strugatz and Mark R. Burns) from wandering into the Buffoon Zone.

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Film4

A fluffy but entertaining comedy.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Amazingly, for all its hip anarchy, it's finally an oddly old-fashioned slice of entertainment. Preston Sturges might have approved.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

A mix of goofy ethnicity, romance and self-discovery, "Married to the Mob" is an offer you can't refuse.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A lot of fun to watch, thanks to a darn sturdy cast and a director with a sublime ability to make fluff seem deeper than it really is.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
A surprise, as Pfeiffer warmly engages as the mob wife tired of the mob life. Caricatures, sure, but still vibrant, warm and fun. Coulda used more Ruehl and… More
Dean McKenna
Not bad of comedy Mafia film, but Mercedes Ruehl's hilarious as a revengeful wife of a mob boss.
Lenny Muggsy
Quirky Romano.
Deb S
Angela de Marco: God, you people work just like the mob! There's no difference. Regional Director Franklin: Oh, there's a big difference, Mrs. de… More
xGary Xx
Another disastrous mob "comedy" featuring Michelle Pfeiffer doing her best "Working Girl" impersonation and lots of gratuitous violence.… More
Sunil Jawahir
It's fine but simple.