Top 5 My Cousin Vinny Movie Details

While searching the internet for My Cousin Vinny movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

In "My Cousin Vinny", Joe Pesci performs an incredibly subtle card trick while explaining to Ralph Macchio how the defense will create a case "as thin as this playing card"

Although a "mint green convertible with a white top" is mentioned several times in the movie, Bill Gambini's Skylark is never seen with the top up, showing the "ute's" innocence.


I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun My Cousin Vinny details are suitable for kids.

  1. Mona Lisa actually meets the standard of an expert witness set out in Alabama Code 12-21-160. They establish her credentials in the movie just like a witness would in a real trial.

Hidden Details

The public defender does the exact thing Stan fears when choosing the public defender over Vinny.

My Cousin Vinny poster
My Cousin Vinny poster

My Cousin Vinny Plot: Two 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 not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.

I am pretty sure that you've watched My Cousin Vinny, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about My Cousin Vinny and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Comedy, Crime
Director Jonathan Lynn
Main Actors Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa Tomei, Mitchell Whitfield
IMDB score 7.6