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Friends and Family (2001)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  17 June 2004 (Israel)
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A gay couple are hit men for the mafia.

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Stephen Torcelli
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Danny Russo
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Jenny Patrizzi
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Richard Grayson
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Cheryl
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Bruno
Beth Fowler ...
Mrs. Torcelli
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Mr. Torcelli
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Max
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Carlo Ricci
Mike Arotsky ...
Unruly Customer (as Mike Arotzky)
Michael Squicciarini ...
Ray (as Michael 'Scuch' Squicciarini)
Frank Minucci ...
Leo
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Eddie
Elisa Heinsohn ...
Tania / Singer at Banquet
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Children and parents. In New York City, Stephen and Danny live well: they're smooth, cool, in love, and good at what they do. Stephen's Midwestern parents pay them a surprise visit. Meanwhile, Jenny and Damon tell their parents they are engaged: Matt's parents, Midwestern paramilitary fanatics, take it as a sign to gather their group to invade New York. Jenny's father is the local Mob boss who employs Stephen and Danny as enforcers. He's unhappy that Jenny is marrying someone who is neither Sicilian nor Catholic. Stephen's parents know he's gay, they just don't know what his job is. Here come the parents; will the children survive? All roads lead to the engagement party. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Meet the real gay mafia!

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When called upon to speak at his birthday party, Mr. Torcelli knocks his champagne glass off the table. In the next shot his glass is back on the table. See more »

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Marvin Levine: So what does this make Patrizzi? A fairy godfather?
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Spoofs The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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You Can't Surprise Me
Written by Walter Edgar Kennon a/k/a Skip Kennon
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Make friends with this movie, which is fun for the whole family.
26 November 2003 | by (Indianapolis, IN) – See all my reviews

Fun Fun Fun!

The first time you watch it, you'll enjoy the punchlines and situations

The second time you'll appreciate the clever story and plot.

And this is one "gay" movie you really can take the grandparents and kids to.

Most of the performances are tip-top, but there are a couple of wooden actors and couple of actors who are OVER the top. Still, even though it's not the most polished movie you'll see, it may be one of the most fun.


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