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Happy New Year
Directed by:
John G. Avildsen

"Happy New Year" (also known as "Idea geniale, Un'") is a Comedy/Crime film directed by John G. Avildsen, and written by Warren Lane, released on August 07 of 1987 in the USA . Peter Falk is starring, alongside Charles Durning, Claude Lelouch, Gary Maas, Jack Hrkach and Tom Courtenay.

Who is the director of "Happy New Year":

Happy New Year was directed by John G. Avildsen, an American director, cinematographer, producer, actor, and writer.

Before Happy New Year, John G. Avildsen had directed The Karate Kid, Part II, released in 1986, The Karate Kid (1984), Neighbors (1981), Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978), Rocky (1976), and W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1975). Since, he directed For Keeps?, released in 1988, Lean on Me (1989), The Karate Kid, Part III (1989), Rocky V (1990), The Power of One (1992), and 8 Seconds (1994).

When was "Happy New Year" released:

Happy New Year was first released on Friday, August 07, 1987, in the United States. Also released on Friday, August 07, 1987 have been The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (dir. Raymond Jafelice), Masters of the Universe (dir. Gary Goddard), and Nadine (dir. Robert Benton). This was thirty-two (32) years ago.

What is the cast of "Happy New Year":

At the casting of Happy New Year we find Peter Falk, previously seen in Der Himmel ├╝ber Berlin (1987) and The Great Muppet Caper (1981); Charles Durning (Tough Guys (1986), Where the River Runs Black (1986)); Claude Lelouch (Far West (1973)) [ more... ]

  • Charles Durning and Peter Falk have both also be seen in Lakeboat, released in 2000.

What is the Storyline of "Happy New Year":

Nick (Peter Falk) and Charlie (Charles Durning) are two suave but low class jewel thieves. They spend time preparing to rob a Florida jewelry store managed by Edward (Tom Courtenay). They meticulously pre-plan their heist, which includes false identities and costumes. During their planning, Nick starts to fall for Caroliine (Wendy Hughes), who owns an antique shop next to the jewelry store, which threatens their "perfect" crime.


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