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Ten Benny (1995)

Nothing to Lose (original title)
R | | Drama | 13 November 1998 (USA)
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, and wants to marry his childhood sweetheart... See full synopsis »

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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
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Cosmo
Anna Manfredi ...
Mrs. Deturo
Paul Coughlan ...
Angelo
Frank Page ...
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, and wants to marry his childhood sweetheart Jo. In order to fulfill his dreams, Ray takes out a loan which is well beyond the re-payments he can make on his meagre income. His friends get dragged into the fall-out when he can't keep up with payments, but will they stand by him or has he pushed them too far this time?

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Rated R for pervasive language, and some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,003, 15 November 1998, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$9,003, 15 November 1998
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Ten Benny = 2 stars
23 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

"Ten Benny" is a slice of life flick about some young working class Italian-American men in New Jersey who are desperately trying to merge life styles with dreams. Brody, who went on to better forums for his talent, is at the center of this less than engaging and somewhat clumsy melding of melodrama and reality from first time director Bross and a small army of producers. An okay C- small screen watch for those with a taste for guy dramas though don't expect much action, sex, nudity or common sense.


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