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Angie (1994)

Favorite quote "We are all broken. Those of us who are less broken need to help those who are more broken."

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Cast

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Angie Scacciapensieri
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Noel Riordan
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Tina
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Frank Scacciapensieri
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Kathy
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Jerry
Betty Miller ...
Joanne
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Ballerina
Jeremy Collins ...
Lover
Robert Conn ...
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Dr. Gould
Rosemary De Angelis ...
Aunt Vicky
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Aunt Violetta
Ida Bernardini ...
Aunt Louisa
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Storyline

Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This turns the entire neighborhood upside down and starts her on a journey of self discovery. This journey includes her family, a new lover and her life. Even her best friend Tina has trouble understanding Angie. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Angie's ready to face life's toughest challenges. But is life ready for Angie?

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

4 March 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Angie - Una donna tutta sola  »

Box Office

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$9,398,308 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

To research her part, Geena Davis worked in a flea market in Bensonhurst. She was mugged within five minutes. See more »

Goofs

When Angie gets out of the shower, the reflection in the mirror doesn't match Angie's movements. See more »

Quotes

Angie: We are all broken. Those of us who are less broken need to help those who are more broken.
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Connections

References What's Love Got to Do with It (1993) See more »

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Good-natured, a pleasant parent's movie...
13 September 2004 | by (Alberta) – See all my reviews

I'm a guy, and as such, chick flicks aren't my forte. However, having watched this movie with my family, I can say it's not half bad. Geena Davis is an intriguing actress. She always has a decent, good-natured way about her characters, and that really shows through in this film. It's an effective story about coping with family issues in an Italian-American family. Davis' title character has to deal with raising a newborn without the support of the child's father, and that throws everything in her life into a tailspin.

I wouldn't exactly say it's a memorable work on Davis' resume, but it's a quality movie none the less. I'd recommend it as a family movie, more for the parents than the children.


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