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Hit and Runway (1999)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  17 April 1999 (USA)
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Alex and Elliot an unlikely pair connect to write a film about a New York cop working undercover as a fashion model.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Parducci ...
Alex Andero
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Elliot Springer
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Gwen Colton
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Joey Worciuekowski
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Jagger Stevens
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Frank Andero
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Ray Tilman
Jonathan Hogan ...
Bob
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Lana (as Therese De Priest)
Bill Cohen ...
Norman Rizzoli
Rosemary De Angelis ...
Marie Andero
Marisa Redanty ...
Barbara
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Bruno
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Eileen
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Rabbi Pinchas
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Storyline

Alex Andero feels stuck washing dishes in his family's trattoria in New York City. He wants to write screenplays, and he has a great idea. Trouble is, he's not much with a typewriter; so, when his cousin calls and says a producer likes the idea and wants a script, Alex swallows his homophobia and asks for help from Elliot Springer, a talented writer who's an insecure, gay, Jewish nebbish. Elliot doesn't want the job, but Alex sets him up with Joey, a good-looking actor who works in the cafe. Elliot and Joey are soon getting it on, the script is slowly emerging, and Alex is discovering the beauty of Gwen, a woman in his writing class. Then, ego and greed threaten the partnership. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language, sexual content and some violent images
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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,795 (USA) (2 March 2001)

Gross:

$81,570 (USA) (5 July 2002)
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Winner - Best screenplay at the 1999 Los Angeles Film Festival. See more »

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When Alex confronts Eliot at the restaurant, he takes his spoon away so he cannot finish his ice cream drink. After a few seconds Eliot jumps up to reveal that the half-full glass has suddenly become empty. See more »

Quotes

Alex Andero: If you believe, the world will believe with you. I read that in a book.
Elliot Springer: What book is that? "Mein Kampf"?
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Recorded at Audio Paint, NYC If it can be imagined, it can be recorded www.audiopaint.com See more »

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References Cop Land (1997) See more »

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One More Yesterday
Written by Frank Piazza
Produced & Arranged by Frank Piazza
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Likeable, funny film with great characters
8 April 2001 | by (Honolulu, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

I liked Hit and Runway. I went into it with just a vague idea of what it was about, and wound up being thoroughly charmed by it. It made me laugh and it kept me interested all the way. Sure, it looks a bit low-budget at times, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

Sometimes, and particularly with this film, it can make the characters more accessible. My idea of a successful movie is one that makes me feel sad when it ends, because I'd like to spend a little more time with the people it's introduced me to. That's how I felt at the end of this film. (By the way, I also liked the music.)


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