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Chooch (2003)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  24 April 2003 (USA)
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The life of Queens resident Dino Condito is about to take a surprising turn. After letting down his softball team by striking out in the bottom of the ninth against Hoboken, his crew brands... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Narrator (voice)
Lucille Tomczyk ...
Dino's Mother
Anthony Pellicci ...
Dino's Father
Paola Walker ...
Ladonna
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Dino Condito
Pete Medina ...
Sergeant Major
Joe 'Pepper' Tomczyk ...
Jubilene's Father
Joe Summa ...
Jubilene Condito
Kiwi Limone ...
Kiwi Condito
Nick Cerulli ...
Sally Boy
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Nicol Rubino
Anthony Barrile ...
Anthony Rubino
Ed Rossy ...
Soda Shop Gus
Nicholas Teofanis ...
Soda Shop Patron #1
Jorge Cuevas ...
Soda Shop Patron #2
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The life of Queens resident Dino Condito is about to take a surprising turn. After letting down his softball team by striking out in the bottom of the ninth against Hoboken, his crew brands him the chooch. Trying to cheer up his cousin Dino, Jubilene Condito cashes in his savings from his first holy communion and springs for a vacation to Cancun. You mean leave Queens? asks Dino, as if the thought had never occurred to him. But there's a mix-up on the way to the airport involving a mysterious bag of money. As soon as Dino and Jube land in Mexico, they're abducted by a pair of thugs and left in the desert at the mercy of a trio of soldiers. It takes reuniting Dino's old Queens crew, including Dino's beloved pet dachsund, to save the two cousins. Only after a jail bust, donkey ride, chicken coop explosion, and a life-changing love affair at the local bordello does the crew finally arrive to save the day. Returning home in triumphant glory with his reunited crew and newfound love Ladonna... Written by Sujit R. Varma

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In the neighborhood of Bocci Park, Queens, God forbid you mess up and someone gives you a nickname. It can stick with you the rest of your life.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language
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$10,616 (USA) (27 August 2004)

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$30,792 (USA) (15 October 2004)
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DINO AND LaDONNA'S DANCE
Composed by Daniel Belardinelli
Performed by Hernan Romero
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I know a woman from this film.
31 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The woman the main character is in bed with in the beginning and at the end is a great actress, Susan Ann Davis from right here in Denver, Colorado! She has lived in NYC since college and is a part-time actress like many actors in NYC. This is her only film to date, buy maybe someday she will get more parts! Go Susan! She has done a few plays, too and she started acting in High School in Westminster, Colorado. It is so very freaking cool to see somebody I know in a movie. I wish she'd get more film work.

This is a pretty damned silly movie, I have to say! I didn't think much of it. I guess for a mindless silly indie film, it rates 2 stars. Sorry, film makers!


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