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Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film Johnny Stecchino

Opening 40 minutes are ineffective, after that, it's mostly funny when the mistaken-identity plot comes in. The humor, while naive at first, is also quite daring: poking fun at the Sicilian Mafia when daily murders were common and assassinations of government officials were increasing with the crackdowns. That's like making Chaplin's Hitler-spoof The Great Dictator in Nazi Germany! The resolution is too easy, though.