Themes in "My Cousin Vinny" Film Review by ResearchRiter

Themes in "My Cousin Vinny"
An analysis of the main themes in the movie "My Cousin Vinny", directed by Jonathan Lynn.
# 121074 | 1,750 words | 8 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)

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This paper discusses the movie "My Cousin Vinny" in terms of its use of stereotyping, its view of the legal system, family values, and the relationship between Vinny and Lisa.

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""My Cousin Vinny" is a film that is hard not to love. As a hilarious comedy about a murder case that hinges on mistaken identity, it pits neophyte New York lawyer Vincent Gambini against Southern D.A. Jim Trotter in a little Alabama courtroom, presided over by the hard-line Judge Chamberlain Haller. The movie's comic appeal alone makes it well worth watching-repeatedly, in fact-but interwoven into the fabric of the story are themes worthy of discussion; stereotyping, the legal system, family values and the relationship between..."

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