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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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Why didn't Marisa Tomei realize what Joe Pesci did in "My Cousin Vinny"?

Joe Pesci figures out from the photographs that Marisa Tomei took of the tire tracks that his defendants' car couldn't have made those tracks. But Marisa Tomei didn't realize it, even with her ...
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How could Vinny be unaware of the need to wear a suit in court in My Cousin Vinny?

Vinny was from NY City where suits are if anything more common than in Alabama.
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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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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 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 ...