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The Dukes (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 14 November 2008 (USA)
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The Dukes,(Chazz Palminteri and Robert Davi) a Doo Wop group, were on top of the world at 17, now are struggling for survival in 2008. Their manager (Peter Bogdanovich) is desperately ... See full summary »

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The Dukes,(Chazz Palminteri and Robert Davi) a Doo Wop group, were on top of the world at 17, now are struggling for survival in 2008. Their manager (Peter Bogdanovich) is desperately trying to get them work but is met with failure at every turn. Finally pushed to the extreme , they pull a heist only a fool would attempt, which leaves them even more desperate. When all seems lost, they find themselves. Underneath the laughter, "The Dukes" is a film that explores the intricacies of re-defining yourself; not only dealing with lost fame but applies to anyone whoever found themselves at the bottom of the mountain looking up where they once were; and how ,in changing times, to hold onto your true self Written by Bob Byers

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The music was then , the time is now

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief sexuality and drug references
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Also Known As:

Ütött-kopott hírnév  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,067 (USA) (14 November 2008)

Gross:

$26,157 (USA) (5 December 2008)
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Robert Davi wrote the first draft of the script with James Andronica See more »

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Good film
28 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the The Dukes movie last night at the Wildwood Film Festival and liked it very much. I am surprised to see it listed as a drama because I didn't see it in that light. I thought it was a good light-hearted comedy that I would recommend as a good family movie. It has a nice story about being down on your luck while trying to hold on to your dreams. I've not seen a movie with Chaz Palmenteri in a comedic performance and found him to be very funny. The movie has some really funny scenes between Robert Davi and Chazz Palminteri playing well off of each other. The music was really good too. I thought there was a nice selection of Doo Wop songs and I especially liked the music by the group, The Emeralds. It was nice to see a local acapella group featured in a really good movie. If the movie comes your way, go see it - you won't be disappointed.


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