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Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)

R | | Comedy | 2 March 1984 (USA)
A Jewish man who owns a Brooklyn deli asks his domineering uncle for a loan so he can buy his dream restaurant in Manhattan, but the uncle demands that he give up his Gentile girlfriend ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alby Sherman
Elizabeth Anderson
Jerry Lazarus ...
Leonard Sherman
Francine Beers ...
Ruth Sherman
Leo Postrel ...
Seymour Sherman
Rose Arrick ...
Sarah Sherman
Matt Fischel ...
Herbert Sherman
Lynnie Greene ...
Cynthia Sherman
Robert Gossett ...
Karen Shallo ...
Amy Ryder ...


A Jewish man who owns a Brooklyn deli asks his domineering uncle for a loan so he can buy his dream restaurant in Manhattan, but the uncle demands that he give up his Gentile girlfriend even though she's one of the few sources of stability in his somewhat chaotic life. Written by Determined Copy Editor

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A deliciously funny love story. See more »




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Release Date:

2 March 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

My Darling Shiksa  »

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$600,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Elliott Gould was 46 here, playing the 36-year-old Alby. See more »


Composed by Steve Jolley, Tony Swain, Leee John & Ashley Ingram
Performed by Imagination
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Silly but good.
14 March 2000 | by (Bellevue, Washington) – See all my reviews

Ok, this is not a classic, but it has enough nice touches to make it enjoyable. Sometimes good actors make a so-so film less enjoyable because you end up grieving over the waste of talent. Not so here. If you like Carol Kane, Elliott Gould, Shelley Winters, Margaux Hemingway, or Sid Caesar (who gives a knockout performance), if you liked 'Enter Laughing' or 'Crossing Delancey', or even 'Used People', you'll like this. Worth a rent if you're in the right mood.

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