Trapped in Paradise
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Trapped in Paradise
Three brothers who are inept criminals butcher one last attempt to pull off a big heist in this caper comedy. Bill Firpo (Nicolas Cage) is sick of thievery and has retired from crime to run an upscale restaurant in New York. But when his two brothers, Alvin (Dana Carvey) and Dave (Jon Lovitz), get out of prison, Bill is sucked back into their world of crime. The three end up on the run and hide out in the small town of Paradise, PA. The friendly townspeople include a bank president (Clifford Moffat) whose trust in people has left his bank an easy target. The brothers can't resist lifting… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 10%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Has enough in the way of sentiment and goofy situational predicaments to put it over as a serviceable family holiday attraction."
‑ Todd McCarthy, Variety
"It's a minor holiday miracle that this homey comedy barely elicits even a chuckle."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"This silly action comedy mixes brilliant production design -- it looks like a Norman Rockwell painting come to life -- and cloying sentimentality to no good effect."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"A funny little movie"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson,
"Even the weather seems tailored to the script's shifting needs."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
"Considering that there isn't a single laugh in the whole picture, the term 'comedy' must be used loosely."
‑ Hal Hinson, Washington Post
"Harmless and totally familiar, it's better than static and informercials, but that's about the sum of it."
‑ Christopher Null,
"Undoubtedly, this is a movie only a Scrooge could love."
‑ Steve Davis, Austin Chronicle
"Cage looks cold most of the time, and has retractable stubble. The rest of the cast look like they're waiting for summer."
‑ Wally Hammond, Time Out
"The question is, can a trio of amiable goofballs take you through a movie that's, well, not so great?"
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"Horrible. Terrible. Unfunny."
‑ Alex Keen, Trades
"None of this is funny."
‑ Chris Hicks, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
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