And the whole idea of an out-of-work hairdresser knowing about Positraction is simply brilliant.This dialogue is brilliant because of excellent performances by both Marisa Tomei and Joe Pesci.These two sell this whole load of nonsense so beautifully it should be mandatory viewing for first-year drama students.
Even all the side characters, from the judge to the D. to the defendants to the jury and witnesses are brilliantly played.
Some of the exchanges between a local Alabama judge and a NYC poser lawyer would be completely ridiculous in anyone else's hands, but these people make it so real and so funny it's truly a thing of beauty.
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Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them. The bad news is that Vinny is an inexperienced lawyer who has not been at a trial.
Join us for a Facebook Live chat with American Honey star Sasha Lane on Monday, Sept. So, Vinny has to defend his clients and battle an uncompromising judge, some tough locals, and even his fiancée, Mona Lisa Vito, who just does not know when to shut up, to prove his clients' innocence.
They had thought that they were arrested for shoplifting, but they were arrested for murder and robbery. Bill and Stan do not have enough money for a lawyer, so the good news is that Bill has a lawyer in his family, his cousin, Vincent Laguardia Gambini.
But, no sooner than they leave the store, they are arrested.
Follow IMDb on Facebook Bill Gambini and Stanley Rothenstein are two friends from New York University who just received scholarships to UCLA. Once they arrive in Alabama, they stop at a local convenience store to pick up a few snacks.