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The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (1996)

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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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Thug
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Sal's Girl
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Miguel
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Race Track Valet
Jon Ross ...
Waiter
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Porno Actor (as David Shark)
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Nurse
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Race Track Man (as Nick Mele)
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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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[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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IT'S JUST A MATTER OF TIME
Performed by Brook Benton
Words & Music by Otis/Benton/Hendricks
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This film in one word: "Quirky"
15 November 2001 | by (Garland, TX) – See all my reviews

Is this a great movie? No. Is it a bad movie? No.

Michael Madsen and his henchmen are the mob guys you love to hate. Daryl Hannah is very believable. I was quite impressed with Frankie's ability to pull off a complicated "job;" I didn't think he was smart enough, and he master minded the entire thing! I witnessed Kiefer Sutherland in a role like I've never seen him before (although he was rather annoying), and he played it very well! This movie is not as good as "Pulp Fiction," but it does have a little of that flavor.

As other reviewers have said, this shows the seamier side of life. If you like that, rent it. Otherwise, I wouldn't recommend this movie. But if you like "all things quirky," DEFINITELY rent it.


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