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29th Street (1991)

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Frank Pesce is the luckiest man alive in spite of his bad luck. Based on a true story, a man growing up in a tough New York neighborhood has a gift for finding himself in the worst possible... See full summary »

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Sgt. Tartaglia
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Philly the Nap
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Jimmy Vitello
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Madeline Pesce
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Sal Las Benas
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Father Lowery
Richard Cerenzio ...
Dom the Bomb
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Frank Pesce is the luckiest man alive in spite of his bad luck. Based on a true story, a man growing up in a tough New York neighborhood has a gift for finding himself in the worst possible jams...and always getting out. He is the first New York Lottery winner. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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1 November 1991 (USA)  »

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29-ая улица  »

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$2,120,564
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When the band is playing at the beginning you can see a contestant wearing a name tag that says Mickey Mouse. See more »

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The toy car Frank rides in is a 1980s model corvette, but the time-line is 1976. See more »

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[repeated line]
Frank Pesce, Sr.: I am not a loser! I am not a loser!
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Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Breakthrough Stars of 1992 (1992) See more »

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Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu)
Written by Domenico Modugno, Franco Migliacci and Mitchell Parish
Performed by Dean Martin
Courtesy of Capitol Records Inc.
by arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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Wonderful Story
30 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is the story of the luckiest man alive. It's as interesting as it sounds. An undiscovered gem, with great acting and great actors, namely Danny Aiello and Anthony LaPaglia.

Do yourself a favor and watch this movie. You won't regret it.

10/10


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