Danny Aiello clocks in at his cuddliest with ME AND THE KID, a "Ransom of Red Chief" for the high-concept '90s. Made at the beleaguered Orion studios just before its well-publicized production hiatus, it sat on the shelf for several years before being unceremoniously dumped to video.
Harry Bannon (Aiello) and sidekick Roy (Joe Pantoliano) are inept career criminals who are tempted by jailhouse tales of a fortune sitting pretty inside the home of Victor Feldman (David Dukes), a high-profile, cut-throat financier. They sneak into Feldman's mansion dressed as workmen, but
there's no money to be found. Instead, they snatch Feldman's 10-year-old son, Gary (Alex Zuc...