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For questions related to *My Cousin Vinny*. A 1992 movie starring Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei and Ralph Macchio. Pesci plays a brash, inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer forced to defend his cousins in a rural Alabama town in a murder trial

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What records did Vinny gave sheriff to run the tests?

In My Cousin Vinny, Vinny calls the local sheriff, ask to run records check & so he run the test at Vinny's request which leads to Billy & Stan release out of case. This is happened after when ...
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Why courtroom not aware of thugs who already got arrested?

In My Cousin Vinny, Vinny calls the local sheriff, who has run a records check at Vinny's request. The sheriff testifies that two men resembling Billy and Stan were arrested a few days earlier in ...
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Why was Marisa Tomei nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role instead of Best Actress?

Why was Marisa Tomei nominated for "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" rather than for "Best Actress" (Academy Awards, of course) in My Cousin Vinny? That is, given Lead actor/actress VS Supporting ...
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Was the owl that woke up Cousin Vinny real or a prop?

In My Cousin Vinny, there is a scene depicting Vinny stepping outside of the door of the hunting lodge and randomly firing a sidearm to scare away some sort of animal that was making a noise and ...
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What was Vinny's motivation for lying to Judge Haller?

In the movie My Cousin Vinny, there is a scene in which Vinny lies about his "successful" legal career to Judge Haller. Later in the movie, he worries that this lie will get him arrested to the ...