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Dear Mr. Wonderful (1982)

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Joe Pesci is a small man looking for a big break. Owner of a bowling alley and nightclub in Jersey, Ruby Dennis (Pesci) sets his sites on making it big in Vegas. But Ruby finds more than he... See full summary »

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Ruby Dennis
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Paula
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Sharon
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Artie
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Dominick Grieco ...
Lenny
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Hesh
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Ray
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Maurice
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Joe Pesci is a small man looking for a big break. Owner of a bowling alley and nightclub in Jersey, Ruby Dennis (Pesci) sets his sites on making it big in Vegas. But Ruby finds more than he gambled for and in the end is a much bigger man for it. Written by Justin Keith

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One mans dream... is another mans nightmare!

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Rated R for some language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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24 August 1982 (West Germany)  »

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Tony Martin's cameo was entirely last-minute. He appeared in the film as a favor to Joe Pesci. See more »

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Ruby Dennis: When I was a little kid and the water was cold, my mother always used to say, "Swim near the fat lady. It's warmer there."
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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Come Fly With Me
Written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Joe Pesci
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dear Mr. Awful
24 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow i couldn't believe how awful this movie was.. The singing was lousy, Joe Pesci looked so cheesy in this role, and i like Joe Pesci, Don't think he was ready to be a lead actor in this, but then again he didn't have much to work with either, i thought i noticed Robert DeNiro as the piano player, also Michael Pare in the Gym. i couldn't wait for this film to end, it was so drawn out,, no action whatsoever, he hardly even makes an attempt to get out of his mess. he just says, oh it will get better, well folksy the movie never did get better to say the least, and that's an understatement. At least the other movie on this disc was great, Family Enforcer, I think that Joe Pesci is more comfortable in a supporting role , than say a lead role, although i 'm almost positive he would do a better job than this movie here , all in all this movie really was horrible, won't watch again for a long long time.


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