"1990 • PG • Comedy, Crimes & Thrillers
Marlon Brando takes Matthew Broderick under his wing.
WHY WE PICKED IT: Brando’s fantastic sendup of his Godfather persona is a sublime comedic performance that makes this quirky comedy an instant classic.
College freshman Clark Kellogg (Matthew Broderick) has just arrived in New York when all of his belongings are stolen by a thief at Grand Central. When he tracks down the crook days later, the man promises to return his belongings and get him a job with his uncle, Carmine Sabatini (Marlon Brando), who turns out to be an infamous mob boss and in turn gets Clark entangled in a complicated scheme involving endangered species and fine dining.
DIRECTOR: Andrew Bergman
CAST: Marlon Brando, Matthew Broderick, Bruno Kirby, Penelope Ann Miller