As goofy as it gets when it comes to crime/mafia cinema spoof.
Let me tell you something. I can only remember about this movie because
of Vinessa Shaw wearing a skimpy, sexy mini nurse dress. Ohhh, that
memory helps me when I'm sad.
Seriously, "Corky Romano" is the goofiest movie you can get in terms of
spoofing crime/mafia cinema. It's that goofy, that makes the Wayans
Brothers look serious! To be honest and quick; watch this movie only if
scatological humor, extreme cheese, and goofy performances make you
Otherwise, don't watch it. I watched it on the theaters and well I had
a decent time with it but it was back in 2001 when I was still 17..
"You Guys Want Some Cookies?"
I thought "Corky Romano" was funny. Chris Kattan did a great job as the
title character, a veterinarian who's given a big job from his
father/mob boss Pops (Peter Falk) to pose as an FBI agent to destroy
the evidence of a crime he didn't commit.
With help from his dysfunctional brothers (Chris Penn & Peter Berg),
Corky successfully enters the FBI. Quickly, he becomes the top agent of
the bureau, thanks to his constant clumsiness. Soon, he saves the day
and clears his father's name.
"Corky Romano" has good laughs with funny scenes (such as when Corky
gets high on cocaine and then has to deliver a speech to children, or
when Corky breaks in an underground casino club, enduring mace, a
paint-mixer, and kicks in the face by a midget.)
However, this movie could have been a little more funnier if it had a
better director and editor. First-time director Rob Pritts needs some
more learning on setting up a gag, but he does fine enough (it's his
first movie, anyway), but the editing by Alan Cody ("Inspector Gadget")
could use some work.
Most scenes barely have a transition: it justs cuts to the next day or
scene. The slapstick scenes are edited good enough to be funny, but
they're not as hilarious as they are in the trailer and commercials.
This movie could also be more funnier if writers David Garrett and
Jason Ward didn't nearly fill the film to the brim with profanity. For
a PG-13 movie, there were way to much use of the "s" word.
Aside from these flaws, "Corky Romano" is still funny entertainment..