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A Tale of Two Pizzas (2003)

A stolen secret recipe ignites a war between two tough New York families who've been battling for years over who makes the better pizza pie.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vito Rossi
Frank Bianco
Angela Rossi
Conor Dubin ...
Tony Bianco
Margie Bianco
Louis Guss ...
Beverly Rossi
Mooch (as Nick Giangiullo)
Mikey Falcone
Mikey Romano ...


The Bianco and Rossi families of Yonkers have been feuding for years - over pizza! Those who prefer a tangy sauce go to Rossi's; those who like their crust thin and crispy go to Bianco's. When young Angela Rossi, armed with a newly minted associates degree in marketing from FIT, tries to help her father put the Bianco's out of business, pizza détente goes out the window. And when young doodle artist Tony Bianco agrees to help his father steal the secret of the Rossi's sauce to win the neighborhood pizza contest, pizza war - and a little star-crossed loving - follow. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and some mild sexual content




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7 November 2003 (USA)  »

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Health Inspector: Uh yeah, I'm uh... I'm here to check the ovens.
Tony Bianco: [suspiciously] I don't know of anyone ever comin' to check the ovens before.
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Charm....... with a little grated cheese
24 March 2005 | by (42nd Street Memories) – See all my reviews


Take (1) spoof of Shakespeare's 'Romeo & Juliet' (what if the Capulet and Montague families were in battle over a pizza recipe???)

Add a bunch of Italian seasoning (the credits read like a menu from Valentino's on Bronx River Road)

Add some Capicola ('Soprano' veterans Vincent Pastore and Frank Vincent hamming it up in a delightful way)

Mix in some fresh vegetables(Robin Paul and Conor Dubin are charming in the roles of the youngsters caught up in Great Pizza Wars)

And the parmigiana on this lasagna is the fine soundtrack with vocals by Freddy King plus fun & fitting animation that ties the whole thing up nicely.

An obvious labor of love from director Vinnie Sassone (you expected another name?) that delivers the film that you say "they don't make anymore". A fun, charming comedy in the style of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding". Sit back, relax, have some fun, then go eat some pasta.

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