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Amongst Friends (1993)

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




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Young Andy
Michael Leb ...
Young Trevor
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
Kid in Fight
Jay Gordon ...
Billy's Father
Drug Dealer
Billy (as Joseph Lindsey)
Kid at Door


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 »


Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence, drug use, sexuality, and pervasive strong language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

23 July 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Barátok közt  »


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Did You Know?


'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 »


All The Young Dudes
Written by David Bowie (uncredited)
Written by David Bowie
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Great coming of age story
3 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a must see for young wannabe gangsters. It has a measure of authenticity that is absent from other films in the genre. The story takes you from the childhood through the young adulthood of three "friends", one of which is overambitious and jealous of his former cohert that just returned from prison (After doing a stint for the very guy that turns out to be his nemesis). This movie captures the essence of being young in an underground environment and having aspirations of criminal life. If you grew up in New York or Chicago, this movie is a must see and you will definitely relate. It also is a shining example of where "the life" can get you. That is to say.....absolutely nowhere!

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