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Amongst Friends (1993)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  23 July 1993 (USA)
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Three bored Long Island buddies seek excitement on the streets, with perilous results.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Young Andy
Michael Leb ...
Young Trevor
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Young Billy
Lou Cantelmo ...
Andy's Father
Jerry Leonard ...
Andy's Grandfather
David Stepkin ...
Jack Trattner
Greg Bernardi ...
Poker Player
Lou Bernardi ...
Poker Player
Charles Mattina ...
Poker Player
Adam Montalbano ...
Kid in Fight
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Kid in Fight
Jay Gordon ...
Billy's Father
Michael Weiss ...
Drug Dealer
Joseph Lindsey ...
Billy
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Kid at Door
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Three bored Long Island buddies seek excitement on the streets, with perilous results.

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Born with everything they had to have more. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence, drug use, sexuality, and pervasive strong language | See all certifications »
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23 July 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Barátok közt  »

Box Office

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$263,601 (USA)
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'Rob Weiss' wrote the script in desperation after first dropping out of design school, then getting kicked out of film school and failing to make it as a Long Island nightclub promoter. See more »

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All The Young Dudes
Written by David Bowie
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Entertaining modern day version of "Mean Streets"
9 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

Even though many critics have labeled "Amongst Friends" as just a 90's version of "Mean Streets", this is not necessarily a criticism. The acting is solid (see Mira Sorvino in an early role) and the drama level is kept high throughout the film. Basically it's a tale of Jewish Long Island kids growing up to be gangsters, and I recommend it.


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