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Amongst Friends (1993)

 -  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
Andy Weiss ...
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)  »

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Tra amici  »

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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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Solid realistic movie
20 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie when I was in college and man could I relate. I'm 30 now and recently saw it for the first time since then when I watched it a billion times. I won't pretend that it has passed the test of time with flying colors, but it does what it sets out to do extremely well and without a lot of bells and whistles.

Synopsis: 3 fellas from upper crust families play grown-up from an early age and have varying results as they enter adulthood. Drama ensues. Resolution meets some better than others. I really enjoy the Steve Parlavecchio kid and will, after concluding this review, seek out his career accomplishments, if he had any.

Also of note, I believe this was the first substantive role for Mira Sorvino. I assume that without daddy Paul blazing trails for her, she never would have gotten much farther than this flick.

Perhaps most important: A KILLER soundtrack for any child of the late 80's/early 90's with solid score by Ennio Morricone. I will never forget finding the soundtrack in a Used bin for $1.99 back in '95.

This is the polar extreme of a GoodFellas/Godfather epic in the same vein. Take it for what it is, and I say you'll really enjoy it.


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