Family Business (1989)

Family Business (1989)
Tagline: There’s nothing like a good robbery… to bring a family together.
Category: Comedy, Crime
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman, Matthew Broderick, Rosanna DeSoto, Janet Carroll, Victoria Jackson, Bill McCutcheon, Deborah Rush, Marilyn Cooper, Salem Ludwig, Rex Everhart, James Tolkan, Marilyn Sokol, Thomas A. Carlin, Tony DiBenedetto

plot summary

Jessie is an ageing career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal activity. They both have great hope for Adam, Vito’s son and Jessie’s grandson, who is bright, good-looking, and without a criminal past. So when Adam approaches Jessie with a scheme for a burglary he’s shocked, but not necessarily disinterested….

cast list

Sean Connery Jessie
Dustin Hoffman Vito
Matthew Broderick Adam
Rosanna DeSoto Elaine
Janet Carroll Margie
Victoria Jackson Christine
Bill McCutcheon Doheny
Deborah Rush Michele Dempsey
Marilyn Cooper Rose
Salem Ludwig Nat
Rex Everhart Ray Garvey
James Tolkan Judge
Marilyn Sokol Marie
ThomasA. Carlin Neary
Tony DiBenedetto Phil