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Dominick and Eugene (1988)

PG-13 | | Drama | 9 September 1988 (Italy)
Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert M. Young

Writers:

Corey Blechman, Danny Porfirio (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Liotta ... Eugene Luciano
Tom Hulce ... Dominick Luciano
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Jennifer Reston
Robert Levine ... Dr. Levinson
Todd Graff ... Larry Higgins
Bill Cobbs ... Jesse Johnson
Mimi Cecchini Mimi Cecchini ... Mrs. Gianelli
Tommy Snelsire Tommy Snelsire ... Mikey Chernak
Mary-Joan Negro Mary-Joan Negro ... Theresa Chernak
Tom Signorelli Tom Signorelli ... Father T.
John Romer John Romer ... Choir Director
David Perry David Perry ... Television Announcer
Joe Maruzzo ... Guido
R. Scott Peck R. Scott Peck ... Joe
Charles Susan Charles Susan ... Leon
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Storyline

Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical school. Their relationship becomes strained when Eugene must decide between his devotion to his brother, or his need to go away to complete his training. Things are also not helped by Dominick's co-worker, or Eugene's budding romance. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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They were born twins... but something happened along the way. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

9 September 1988 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Dominick und Eugene See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,076,031
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Orion Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The producers sought and received permission of one Domenico Luciano from Pittsburgh, granting the use of the name "Dominick Luciano" after the studio's legal department learned of the issue. See more »

Quotes

[Looking at a crucifixion statue.]
Dominick Luciano: If I was God, I wouldn't let that happen to my boy.
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Alternate Versions

When Larry and Dominick are at the bar, on commercial TV prints, a different song plays in the background to compensate for the original song in the movie, which contains profanity. See more »

Connections

Features The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Down At The Hardrock Cafe
Written by B. Maglia and J. Spousta, Jr.
Performed by Brent Maglia
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great movie
31 May 2003 | by jgortoSee all my reviews

this is a great movie one of ray liotta's best. i saw it on hbo as a kid and i have loved it ever since. it shows that one person can make a positive difference in other people's lives.great acting and a very good storyline make this movie a must see.


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