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The Whole Shebang (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  11 February 2003 (USA)
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On a mission to save his family's fireworks business, a man becomes distracted after he falls in love.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Giovanni Bazinni
Val Bazinni
Pop Bazinni
Contessa Bazinni
Lady Zito
Joey Zito (as Anthony De Sando)
Alexander Milani ...
Bobby Bazinni
Federico Fuoco ...
Anthony Bazinni
Father Jerry
Ronaldo Bazinni
Frank Ferrucci ...
Franco Pederzini ...
Kasper Michaels ...


On a mission to save his family's fireworks business, a man becomes distracted after he falls in love.

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Love always starts with a spark.


Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

11 February 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Erotika pyrotehnimata  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Bridget Fonda's final feature film role before retiring from screen acting in 2002. See more »


When Val tells Pop and Giovanni she will marry Joey Zito, the baguette keeps changing between shots. See more »


Nothing But The Best
Written by Johnny Rotella
Performed by Patrick Tuzzolino
Courtesy of Skywriter Productions, Inc.
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A large Italian American Family runs a firework business and when a cousin comes to America to help he falls in Love and all hell breaks loose. Funny and sweet for the whole family.

I really liked the movie. It was funny and warm with a lot of heart. Giancarlo Giannini, Stanley Tucci and Bridget Fonda as well as the supporting cast were terrific. A great unexpected ending, beautifully shot and a feel good movie. Definitely recommend it. I give it a 10!

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