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Daddy, I Don't Like It Like This (1978)

A father tries to toughen his son by paying the neighborhood bullies to beat him up. The title comes from the lad's cry during one of the staged bouts.

Director:

Adell Aldrich

Writer:

Burt Young
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jamie Aff Jamie Aff ... Tommy
Clinton Allmon Clinton Allmon ... Milkman
Matthew Anton Matthew Anton ... First Boy
Raymond J. Barry ... Tony
Matteo Cafiso Matteo Cafiso ... Gift bearer
Bobby Cassidy Bobby Cassidy ... Michael
Susie Cebulski Susie Cebulski ... Juanita
Jennifer Cooke ... Helen
Shawn Firtell Shawn Firtell ... First Gang Boy
Adam Gifford ... Second Gang Boy (as G. Adam Gifford)
Melanie Griffith ... Girl in Hotel Room
Wayne Harding Wayne Harding ... Johnny
Tresa Hughes ... Sister Theresa
Jessica James Jessica James ... Mill Worker
Christine Langner Christine Langner ... First Girl (as Chris Langer)
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A father tries to toughen his son by paying the neighborhood bullies to beat him up. The title comes from the lad's cry during one of the staged bouts.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Una breve stagione di Peter See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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I was there when they filmed it
24 January 2005 | by IchinenVic267See all my reviews

This movie was filmed in Corona, Queens, NY on 38th Avenue just off 108th street when I was a kid living with my Grandma. The house across the street is where most of the indoor scenes were done and a bunch of us kids got to be extras. Pretty cool. But very sad movie. Loved it.

Talia Shire and Burt Young were great. Sly came by our street to visit. I remember about a year before they started filming two guys showed up and asked how we'd like to have a movie made on our street.

We didn't believe them until the crews started rolling in and they used the back pantry and yard of my Grandma's house to store soda, food and stuff.


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