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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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Plot Keywords:

twin | homoerotic | man child | dust | rat | See All (43) »

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Two brothers are about to discover what they need most in their lives...each other. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

An infant plays a pivotal role in the film's climax, but the city of Pittsburgh, where the film was shot, had a law prohibiting work to children under six. Producer Mike Farrell knew the city's then-Minister of Labor Harris Wofford well, and a permit was arranged. 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

References The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Coast to Coast
Written by Andy Fairweather-Low, Peter Words, and Glyn Johns
Performed by the Local Boys
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Very Entertaining movie!! A1

Of all movies I have seen, I have to say that Dominick and Eugene is the best drama movie I have ever seen. It had a good plot and I found I related well with Dominick. Tom Hulce was a great character and Ray Liotta was, too. I did have a bit of a problem with the way Dominick was treated, but then, nobody is perfect. Dominick and Eugene is a very entertaining movie and I wouldn't mind seeing it again.


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