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Spike of Bensonhurst (1988)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  11 November 1988 (USA)
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Spike Fumo is an Italian kid apsiring to be a boxer. He falls in love with a rich girl, who turns out to be the daughter of a Mafia boss. Spike is threatened to leave Bensonhurst by the mob... See full summary »

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Spike Fumo
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Baldo Cacetti
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Sylvia Cacetti
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Congresswoman
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Helen Fumo
Antonia Rey ...
Bandanas Mother
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Bandana
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Angel
Karen Shallo ...
Blondie
Christopher Anthony Young ...
Carmine
Mario Todisco ...
Tortorella
Rodney Harvey ...
Frankie
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India
Frank Adonis ...
Vinaca
Frank Gio ...
Pete Fumo
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Spike Fumo is an Italian kid apsiring to be a boxer. He falls in love with a rich girl, who turns out to be the daughter of a Mafia boss. Spike is threatened to leave Bensonhurst by the mob, and then goes to a poverty-stricken Puerto Rican part of Brooklyn. Written by Philip Brubaker <coda@nando.net>

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One kid's fight for the respect of the neighborhood. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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11 November 1988 (USA)  »

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Throw Back!  »

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$623,112 (USA)
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Proud owner of a copy
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Unlike the majority of my fellow reviewers, I really like this movie and am proud to say I own a copy. It's very funny in part and everyone gives a good performance. Even Geraldine Smith is hysterical. Whoever did the casting did a great job.


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