The Girl Gets Moe

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"Not your typical girl shoots boy movie."
  • R
  • 1997
  • 1 hr 42 min
  • 4.5  (257)

The movie The Girl Gets Moe released in 1997 is a romantic comedy about a woman who inherits a bar from her grandfather in Las Vegas and hires a private detective to find her missing fiancé, who has run away with her money. The film stars Tony Danza as Moe, an ex-boxer turned private detective, who is hired by a woman named Clarissa (played by Elizabeth Barondes) to track down her missing fiancé, Frank (played by Rustam Branaman). Clarissa has just inherited a bar in Las Vegas from her grandfather and wants to use the money Frank embezzled to renovate the place and make it a success.

As Moe begins to investigate, he discovers that Frank is not the only person involved in the embezzlement scheme. He teams up with Clarissa and her friend, Alice (played by Valerie Perrine), to dig deeper into the mystery and collect evidence against the culprits.

While Moe and Clarissa work together to solve the case, they develop feelings for each other. Moe, a tough guy with a heart of gold, helps Clarissa overcome her trust issues after being hurt by Frank. Meanwhile, Clarissa shows Moe a more tender and caring side of himself.

The film is a lighthearted take on the classic film noir genre, with comedic moments easing the tension of the investigation. The film’s colorful setting of Las Vegas also provides a fun backdrop for the story.

Tony Danza delivers a solid performance as Moe, the veteran private detective with a wit and charm that is endearing. Elizabeth Barondes gives a strong portrayal of a woman who starts off as naive and dependent but eventually learns to be more self-sufficient and trusting.

The supporting cast is also noteworthy, with Rustam Branaman bringing intensity to the role of Frank and Valerie Perrine providing comic relief as Alice, Clarissa’s friend who is a frequent customer at the bar.

The movie’s themes of trust, loyalty, and redemption are relevant to any era, making it a timeless film. It’s perfect for anyone looking for a romantic comedy with a twist of mystery.

In conclusion, The Girl Gets Moe is a fun and entertaining romantic comedy that keeps you engaged from start to finish. With a charming cast and humorous moments, the movie is a delightful take on the classic film noir genre. Fans of Tony Danza, Elizabeth Barondes, and Rustam Branaman should definitely give this film a watch.

The Girl Gets Moe is a 1997 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 42 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.5.

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    1 hr 42 min
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    4.5  (257)