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The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  15 January 1997 (Sweden)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Karen Roe ...
Sal's Girl
Race Track Valet
Jon Ross ...
Vanessa Ann Giorgio ...
Bathroom Girl (as Vanessa Giorgio)
Porno Actor (as David Shark)
Jana Robbins ...
Race Track Man (as Nick Mele)


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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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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




Release Date:

15 January 1997 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Frankie the Fly  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Frankie is on the phone with Joey in his bedroom, there is a hardcover dook on the bed --- Mario Puzo's "The Godfather". See more »


[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 »


Written by Jason 'Shawn' Jackson, Jerry 'Swan' Polidore & Kenzo Williams
Performed by L.O.L. (Lords of Lyrics)
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16 February 2000 | by (Frankfurt, Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie definitely got the blues. I was really pleased by the sophisticated balance of humour and tragedy, not quite common for a Hollywood Film. Except the last minutes, that's where Hollywood returns, always the game err the same - what a pity. Do yourself a favour and switch it off when the girl sits in front of the TV. Then it's an 8 out of 10.

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