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With Friends Like These... (1998)

Four small-time two-bit character actors, all close friends, are competing for same important part in the next Martin Scorsese mob film.

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Steve Hersh
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Armand Minetti
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Johnny DiMartino
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Joanne Hersh
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Yolanda Chin
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Four small-time two-bit character actors, all close friends, are competing for same important part in the next Martin Scorsese mob film.

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Good look at an interesting topic
6 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is a very good film about the folks on the lower rung of the movie industry. I agree that David Straithairn does not get all the credit due and he really brings this movie home. The acting all around is good and examines what happens when one person out of a group of friends gets a chance at the big time. Rent this movie for a totally enjoyable 2 hours.


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