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Kiss Me, Guido (1997)

 -  Comedy  -  18 July 1997 (USA)
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Warren has an extra room in his apartment (and is five months behind on the rent) after his lover moves out, so a friend places an ad on his behalf for a GWM roommate. Frankie, a pizza ... See full summary »

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Joey Chips
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Josephina Zito
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Debbie
Anthony Vitale ...
Pizza Guy #1
Frankie Dellarosa ...
Pizza Guy #2
Rebecca Waxman ...
Wiggy
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Vinny the Fish
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Storyline

Warren has an extra room in his apartment (and is five months behind on the rent) after his lover moves out, so a friend places an ad on his behalf for a GWM roommate. Frankie, a pizza baker (and aspiring actor), decides to move out of his family's flat in The Bronx when he comes home one evening and walks in on his brother making love to Frankie's girlfriend. Frankie checks ads for roommates in "the city" (i.e., Manhattan), notices Warren's ad and decides to answer it, reasoning that GWM stands for "Guy With Money." Written by Dennis Lewis <dsl@sprynet.com>

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When he answered the ad for a roommate he thought that "GWM" meant... "Guy With Money?"

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Rated R for sexuality and strong language | See all certifications »
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18 July 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Baciami Guido  »

Box Office

Budget:

$740,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$114,682 (USA) (18 July 1997)

Gross:

$1,828,284 (USA) (26 September 1997)
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Writer/director Tony Vitale first pitched the story as a sitcom in 1991. When nefarious executives tried to steal his idea, he quickly turned it into a play and, ultimately, the movie. Eventually it did transition to the small-screen as the short-lived series Some of My Best Friends (2001). See more »

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The closing credits say "Copyright © MCMXVII", which is 1917 rather than 1997 (MCMXCVII). See more »

Quotes

Warren: Look, if you're gonna be a goddamn actor, you better start get used to talkin' to a few queers.
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No minorities were spared in the making of this film. See more »

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References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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Born To Be Alive
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Enjoyable, but could have been better.
17 October 2000 | by (Melbourne Australia) – See all my reviews

The situation of a straight young macho Italian, suddenly finding himself in a gay environment, has possibilities that were not explored. Scotti was good in the role, and the supporting cast did what they were supposed to to, but it just didn't click. I think that the fault lies in the script, which was funny at times, but rather patchy. I disagree with "Anonymous" of NYC who said that it was "moronic and one dimensional", but I do agree that it could have been better.


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