Corky Romano

Last Updated on: October 18th, 2023

Corky Romano (Touchstone Movie)

“Corky Romano” is a 2001 comedy film directed by Rob Pritts. The movie stars Chris Kattan as Corky Romano, a bumbling veterinary assistant who is estranged from his mobster family. When his father, played by Peter Falk, gets into trouble with the law, Corky is reluctantly called upon by his siblings to infiltrate the FBI and steal evidence that could incriminate their father.

Corky, who has always been the black sheep of the family due to his kind-hearted and naive nature, is ill-prepared for the task ahead. Despite his lack of skills and experience, he sets out on the mission to prove himself to his family. Along the way, he gets entangled in a series of hilarious and absurd situations, leading to a comedy of errors.

As Corky tries to maintain his cover in the FBI, he befriends the agents and tries to win their trust while navigating the dangerous world of organized crime. His antics and misadventures, along with his unique and unconventional approach to the mission, provide plenty of laughs and comedic moments throughout the film.

Chris Kattan’s portrayal of Corky Romano is the heart of the film. He brings his signature physical comedy and quirky charm to the character, making him endearing despite his many flaws. The supporting cast, including Peter Falk, Vinessa Shaw, and Richard Roundtree, adds to the film’s humor with their excellent performances.

“Corky Romano” received mixed reviews from critics, but it has developed a cult following over the years, particularly among fans of Chris Kattan’s comedic style. The film’s slapstick humor and absurd situations make it an enjoyable watch for those who appreciate light-hearted and silly comedies.

While “Corky Romano” may not be considered a critical masterpiece, it remains a memorable and entertaining comedy that delivers on laughs and provides an entertaining escape for its audience. The film’s blend of physical comedy, witty dialogue, and charming performances make it a fun and lighthearted watch for anyone in need of a good laugh.

Additional Details


  • Chris Kattan: Corky Romano
  • Vinessa Shaw: Agent Kate Russo
  • Peter Falk: Francis A. “Pops” Romano
  • Peter Berg: Paulie Romano
  • Chris Penn: Peter Romano
  • Fred Ward: Leo Corrigan
  • Matthew Glave: Agent Brick Davis
  • Richard Roundtree: Howard Shuster
  • Roger Fan: Agent Bob Cox
  • Dave Sheridan: Agent Terrence Darnell
  • Michael Massee: Angry Gunman
  • Vincent Pastore: Tony
  • Zach Galifianakis: Computer Hacker Dexter
  • Rena Mero: Female Bouncer


  • Director: Rob Pritts
  • Producers: Robert Simonds
  • Writers: David Garrett and Jason Ward

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