My Cousin Vinny | reviewed by: Kyle Coleman | August 31, 2011
entertainment value
Joe Pesci plays a stereotypical New Yorker with the best of 'em, and has great interplay with Tomei. Great "feel good" cinema, classic.
genre Comedy | Drama
synopsis Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his sixth try. When he arrives with his leather-clad girlfriend , to try his first case, it's a real shock - for him and the Deep South!
lead actors Joe Pesci | Ralph Macchio | Marisa Tomei | Mitchell Whitfield | Fred Gwynne
director Jonathan Lynn