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Small time hood Frankie the Fly teams with a porn filmmaker and porno actress to try to make a killing by running a high-risk scam of the big boss.

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Sal
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Vic
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Thug
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Jack
Karen Roe ...
Sal's Girl
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Miguel
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Race Track Valet
Jon Ross ...
Waiter
Vanessa Ann Giorgio ...
Bathroom Girl (as Vanessa Giorgio)
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Porno Actor (as David Shark)
Jana Robbins ...
Nurse
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Race Track Man (as Nick Mele)
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Storyline

Frankie is an unrespected little man, who works for mob bosses Sal and Vic. He meets Margaret, who is an ex-porn actress and plans to become a serious one, falls in love with her and tries to save her from Sal's influence. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong language, sexuality, and some violence and drug use | See all certifications »
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15 January 1997 (Sweden)  »

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Frankie the Fly  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

[first lines]
Frankie: Hey Vic, what you doing here? That's my stop.
Vic: It's OK Fly, we took care of it.
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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

NEL BLU, DIPINTO DI BLU
Music by Domenico Modugno
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why frankie the fly doesn't fly
24 September 1998 | by (rockford,il(small town hell)) – See all my reviews

The Last Days of Frankie the Fly is at best watchable. I watched it because the box described it as a crime movie in the style fo Pulp Fiction, a style I'm very fond of. This film failed to live up to its billing. It was very unPulp Fiction. The story line to Frankie was drab and lacking depth, the characters were unoriginal and uninteresting. They fail to develop anyone beyond the fact they are either protagonist or antagonist. Keifer Sutherland's character is the only that has any inspiration to it, the rest are acted blandly. However I can't blame the actors and actress for this, they did thier best with this cheap knock off script. It's no wonder to me why it went straight to video. Even with this all star cast the story is becoming so common and had nothing to set it apart from the rest and would have failed terribly in theatres. I'd only recommend this to someone who is a fan of one of the stars or film-makers....3.5 outta 10 on my scale.

mr pink


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