Johnny Dangerously is a 1984 comedy spoof of 1930s' crime/gangster movies. It was directed by Amy Heckerling; its four screenwriters included Bernie Kukoff and Jeff Harris who had previously created the hit TV series Diff'rent Strokes.
Danny Vermin: You shouldn't have shot me, Johnny. My grandmother shot me once...
Johnny Dangerously: The name's Dangerously. Johnny Dangerously.
Lil: Did you know you're last name is an adverb?
Young Johnny: Dr. Magnus, how's my mother?
Dr. Magnus: It's her pancreas again, Johnny. She's gonna need an operation immediately.
Young Johnny: How much is it gonna cost?
Dr. Magnus: $49.95
Young Johnny: $49.95?
Dr. Magnus: This week only.
Young Johnny: Where am I gonna get that kind of money?
Dr. Magnus: Why don't you knock over a gas station?
|Release Date||21 December 1984|
|Tagline||WANTED * MICHAEL KEATON * for being wacky, outrageous & rude in the 'new' hit comedy|
|Film Class||Crime Comedy, Parody/Spoof, Gangster Film|
|Mood||Just for Laughs|
|Themes||Sibling Relationships, Criminal's Revenge, Rise To Power|
|Tones||Merry, Humorous, Madcap, Quirky, Easygoing, Goofy, Silly|