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Who Shot Patakango? (1989)

A coming-of-age tale set in Brooklyn during the late '50s which centers around the high school life of a group of teens that have to deal with racial tensions at their interracial vocational high school.

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Robert Brooks
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Edwin Knight David Edwin Knight ... Bic Bickham
Sandra Bullock ... Devlin Moran
Kevin Otto Kevin Otto ... Mark Bickham
Aaron Ingram Aaron Ingram ... Cougar
Brad Randall Brad Randall ... Patakango
Chris Cardona ... Freddie
Michael Puzzo ... Goldie
Christopher Crean Christopher Crean ... Tony
Gregg Marc Miller ... Vinnie
Damon Chandler Damon Chandler ... Mr. Donnelly
Bridget Fogle Bridget Fogle ... Mitsy
Philip Rosenthal ... Principal (as Phil Rosenthal)
Clint Jordan ... Ricky (Dick)
Ella Arolovi Ella Arolovi ... Marianna
Nicholas Reiner Nicholas Reiner ... Carmen
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Storyline

Sandra Bullock stars in a wistful story set during the late 1950s. This nostalgic drama portrays the lives and adventures of a group of Brooklyn high-schoolers. Big trouble starts when random gunfire wounds one of the teenagers. The rest of the group now goes in search of the scoundrel doing the shooting. Written by amscray

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brooklyn Love Story See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Allison Janney's first film. See more »

Connections

References Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Susie Q
Written by Stan Lewis, Dale Hawkins, and Eleanor Broadwater (as E. Broadwater)
Performed by Dale Hawkins
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Pretty bad
11 April 2000 | by Tito-8See all my reviews

There's not much to like about this film, a dull look back at the lives of some 1950's teenagers in Brooklyn. Although things get slightly better in the second half, the entertainment value is usually kept to a minimum, and there's really not much reason to like most of these characters. There are also a number of scenes that seem utterly pointless, and even the relevant scenes are usually overlong. Throw in some out-of-place and rarely funny humor, and a title that really doesn't fit, and you're left with this time waster.


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