A new waitress working at an Italian restaurant in New York City finds herself entangled in a mob-run underworld of drug dealing and murder.

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Kate
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Mr. Santalino (as Arthur Nascarella)
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Umberto
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Lorenzo
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Deluca (as Louis DiBianco)
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Garcia
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A new waitress working at an Italian restaurant in New York City finds herself entangled in a mob-run underworld of drug dealing and murder.

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These waitresses are about to turn the tables on The Mob. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language, violence and some drug content | See all certifications »

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6 December 2002 (Italy)  »

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Wise Girls  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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Richard Donner was once attached as director. See more »

Goofs

When Raychel visits Meg's grave site, her vehicle is shown driving past a large palm tree. Palm trees can not survive outdoors in New York (where this film is supposed to take place), nor can they survive in Missouri, where Meg's character is from. See more »

Quotes

Kate: I look so fat ugly and stupid in all those pictures.
Meg: Fat? Are you kidding me? You're like the poster child for thin people.
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Crazy Credits

To all the people in the Great City of New York God bless. Our hearts go out to those who perished and their families in the World Trade Center tragedy. See more »

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Edited into Behind the Scenes of 'Wisegirls' (2002) See more »

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Me for You
Written by Keith Forsey and Marti Byrd
Performed by Marti Byrd
Produced by Keith Forsey
Published by Swindle Music Inc. ASCAP & Byrd Light Music BMI
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Underrated
21 April 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

To be completely honest, there is absolutely nothing wrong with this movie. In fact everything is perfect. I have no idea why 'Wisegirls' has such low imdb rating.

The story is about a girl played by Mira Sorvino who starts working as a waitress in a restaurant run by Mafia. It starts as a drama but ends up in suspense.

Mira Sorvino played the role perfectly. Maria Carey and Melora Walters were great too. And the rest of the cast did their job flawlessly.

'Wisegirls' is a feel good movie that everyone should see. You won't regret it, guaranteed.

10/10


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