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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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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 »

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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Sean Penn was offered to do this film, and accepted the role of Dominick, but left the production due to creative differences and made Colors (1988) instead. 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 Incredible Hulk (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Chanel's Theme
Written by J. Stern and Bob Keane
Performed by Bob Keane, His Clarinet and Orchestra
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Wonderful movie!
15 July 2004 | by Norma7See all my reviews

I have seen this film twice, and will see it again . It is a wonderful movie. I guess it was released the wrong year, because it certainly deserves awards. It is the best movie of this genre that I have ever seen! It tops them all. I found it to be touching, and yet realistic. I think it will inspire those who watch it. It certainly inspired me to be more kind and compassionate towards others, especially towards those who have a handicap. The film touched my heart! If you can find this movie on television, or at the rental place,

see it. You will not be disappointed.


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