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Restaurant (1998)

R | | Drama | 24 July 1999 (Japan)
A few young waiters at a popular New Jersey restaurant are dreaming of becoming actors or otherwise getting into the artistic community.

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Cast

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Chris Calloway
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Jeanine
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Reggae
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Kenny (as Simon Baker-Denny)
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Nancy
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John English
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Quincy
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Lenore (as Sybil Temchen)
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Marcus
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Ethan
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Kurt
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Donna
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Leslie
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Al-Tarique (as Avery Waddell)
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A few young waiters at a popular New Jersey restaurant are dreaming of becoming actors or otherwise getting into the artistic community.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and drug use

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$11,750 (USA) (28 January 2000)

Gross:

$65,512 (USA) (18 February 2000)
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Trivia

The restaurant used in the film is now The Madison Bar & Grill. See more »

Goofs

Jeanine and Kenny board a PATH train (a New York-New Jersey subway) in Hoboken, New Jersey, go one stop and get off at the same Hoboken station. See more »

Quotes

Chris Calloway: [of his father] If that bastard rolled over in his grave every time I did something he disapproved of, he'd be a fuckin' rotisserie.
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Great storytelling
2 June 2000 | by (Hoboken, NJ) – See all my reviews

This one is in a rare but important tradition of movies based on real storytelling. The characters are fleshed out and warm, and the story is satisfyingly complex.

You don't have to be from Hoboken to love this flick, but if you are from Hoboken, you will. I recommend this one heartily.


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