Another modern spin-off of Romeo & Juliet, this time about two families who each run rivaling pizza restaurants in New Jersey.

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Gina Prestolani
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Joe Montebello
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Vinnie Montebello
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Lou Prestolani
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Carlo Delrio
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Gloria Montebello
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Mary Prestolani
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Nicky Montebello
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Jean Paul Veber
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Father Spealo
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Tommy
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Antonio
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Two Italian families own competitive pizza restaurants and have had an ongoing family feud since long ago in the 'old country'. The son and daughter of each opposing family fall in love, but not without strong disapproval of their parents. Romeo and Juliet with a happy ending. It takes place in modern day Verona, New Jersey. Written by Anonymous

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Pizza Wars  »

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Trivia

The title of the movie caused a legal conflict. There was already a pizzeria in Santa Cruz, CA trademarked "Pizza My Heart". The producers tried "Pizza My Heart, The Movie" That was already trademarked as well. This same pizzeria delivered rental videos with their pizzas. Apparently the conflict was resolved. See more »

Quotes

Joe Montebello: Ma told me to spice up my life.
Gloria Montebello: Not with arsenic.
Joe Montebello: Arsenic is not a spice.
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Referenced in Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Santa Cruz 2014 (2014) See more »

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Pizza My Heart
25 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The acting by all cast members was superb. Shiri Appleby is absolutely beautiful. She's one of those girls next door who you'd love to settle down with and get married to one day. While the plot was quite predictable (possibly a result of it being an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet) i still found myself interested throughout the movie. The writing was fresh and barely cliché. And by the end of the movie i did find myself with the strangest craving for good pizza (though it is kinda hard to find the authentic stuff here in Hawaii). All in all, definitely a recommended movie if you're into the whole romantic comedy thing.


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