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The Deli (1997)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 7 November 1997 (USA)
"If you like THE SOPRANOS, you'll love THE DELI" - The Phantom of the Movies From director John Gallagher, THE DELI is an enchanting slice-of-life comedy about a hard luck gambler who gets ... See full summary »

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"If you like THE SOPRANOS, you'll love THE DELI" - The Phantom of the Movies From director John Gallagher, THE DELI is an enchanting slice-of-life comedy about a hard luck gambler who gets in over his head when he starts putting his store's profits on the line. Written by Anonymous

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A comedy with the works!

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Comedy | Drama

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7 November 1997 (USA)  »

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Hamenos apo heri  »

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$5,675, 7 November 1997
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Though Malachy McCourt is credited as O'Reilly, he does not appear in the film. His scenes do appear in the "Deleted Scenes" feature of a recent DVD release, however. See more »

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Maybe they're characters from L.A.

Very funny, if slightly longish, look at odd-balls somewhere in darkest, ethnickest New York. Some of the jokes don't work, but if you don't like one, there's another along in 30 seconds and that's sure to be a pleaser. Any film that has Iman demanding an avocado, no pit (she's off pastrami) is worth one's time.


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