Bruce Willis was suffering Hollywood backlash at the time 'Hudson Hawk' was released, which is unfortunate, because this hilarious and often subtle buddy flick has been unfairly lambasted.
Eddie Hawkins, master cat burglar, is released from Sing-Sing after a 10-year stretch for a job he performed and was ultimately set-up for by his mysterious employers. Swearing off burgling, Hawk is barely a free man for any amount of time before several parties begin to strongarm him back to his old ways.
His partner in crime and business, Tommy Five-Tone (played wonderfully by Danny Aiello) begins to convince Hawk that it may be prudent for him to acquiesce if he wants to keep breathing.
Things get crazy from there, leading from…