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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When Crime is a Way of Life, You Never Know if You're Amongst Enemies...or Amongst Friends. 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  »

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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
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Good low-budget debut
7 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed this film. I may be somewhat biased insofar as I grew up in the five towns and went to school there. Although the film has drawn some criticism as simply being a "Mean Streets" with the seedy, urban locale transposed to a wealthy, suburban environment, this is not the whole story. Similar events to those depicted in the film were happening with kids in these areas, so it really is not a mere rehash of Scorcese. The plot involves three inseparable childhood friends, sons of wealth and privilege. Andy (Steve Parlavecchio), Trevor (Patrick McGaw), and Billy (Joseph Lindsey), grow up in the Five Towns L.I. They enjoyed doing petty crimes as youngsters for the respect it earned them as well as to escape boredom. After finishing high school, in the late 1980s, Billy asks Andy to make a drug delivery for him. Once Andy says yes, the stage is set for a story involving drugs, wealth, Jewish gangsters, and the bonds of friendship. Definitely worth a look if you enjoy this type of film, but admittedly falls somewhat short of its lofty goals insofar as a lack of character development and overall plot structure. Interesting note - Mira Sorvino shows glimpses of the future in her first real movie role in the film.


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