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Ten Benny (1995)
"Nothing to Lose" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  13 November 1998 (USA)
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Ray and his good friends grew up in their working class neighbourhood. Ray is a salesman but dreams of something more: he wants his own business... See full synopsis »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ray Diglovanni
Michael Gallagher ...
Mike
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Joanne Deturo (as Sybil Temchen)
Tony Gillan ...
Butchie
James E. Moriarty ...
Donny Dematto
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Linda (as Lisa Roberts)
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Ray Diglovanni, Sr.
Gayle Scott ...
Donna
Greg Zittel ...
Al, Mike's Dad
Jerry Moore ...
Tony Town Car
David Deblinger ...
Cosmo
Anna Manfredi ...
Mrs. Deturo
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Angelo
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John John
James Vincent Romano ...
Claudio (as James Romano)
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Ray and his good friends grew up in their working class neighbourhood. Ray is a salesman but dreams of something more: he wants his own business... See full synopsis »

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Rated R for pervasive language, and some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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13 November 1998 (USA)  »

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$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,003 (USA) (13 November 1998)

Gross:

$9,003 (USA) (13 November 1998)
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Just as bad as The Lords of Flatbush
20 December 2001 | by (Philadelphia, Pa. (USA)) – See all my reviews

This film is another boring, so-called coming-of-age story.

If I have seen these characters once, I have see them 100 times.

This film and those like it have little relevance or appeal to anyone who recognizes ethnic stereotypes and unoriginal writing.

Sybil Temchen is the only bright spot. Sadly, she'll probably end up in the same club as Adrienne Shelly (good actress performs well in indies, goes on to perform well in a few bad mainstream films and then disappears into films no one who is asleep at 3 a.m. ever sees).

Maybe Temchen will get lucky with a good cable-TV series (that's what rescued Edie Falco from Shelly's fate).

Cross your fingers (and your toes) for her.


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