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Summary Two young New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer (Joe Pesci) not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.

Directed By: Jonathan Lynn

Written By: Dale Launer

My Cousin Vinny

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
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Summary Two young New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer (Joe Pesci) not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.

Directed By: Jonathan Lynn

Written By: Dale Launer

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
68
74% Positive
17 Reviews
22% Mixed
5 Reviews
4% Negative
1 Review

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
68
74% Positive
17 Reviews
22% Mixed
5 Reviews
4% Negative
1 Review

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Production Company Twentieth Century Fox, Peter V. Miller Investment Corp., Dale Launer Production
Release Date Mar 13, 1992
Duration 2 h
Rating R
Tagline Truth, Justice And The Gambini Way.
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
American Comedy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations