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Kiss Me, Guido (1997)

R | | Comedy | 18 July 1997 (USA)
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Warren has an extra room in his apartment (and is five months behind on the rent) after his lover moves out, so a friend places an ad on his behalf for a GWM roommate. Frankie, a pizza ... See full summary »

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Debbie
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Pizza Guy #1
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Vinny the Fish
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Warren has an extra room in his apartment (and is five months behind on the rent) after his lover moves out, so a friend places an ad on his behalf for a GWM roommate. Frankie, a pizza baker (and aspiring actor), decides to move out of his family's flat in The Bronx when he comes home one evening and walks in on his brother making love to Frankie's girlfriend. Frankie checks ads for roommates in "the city" (i.e., Manhattan), notices Warren's ad and decides to answer it, reasoning that GWM stands for "Guy With Money." Written by Dennis Lewis <dsl@sprynet.com>

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When he answered the ad for a roommate he thought that "GWM" meant... "Guy With Money?"

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Rated R for sexuality and strong language | See all certifications »
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18 July 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Baciami Guido  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$740,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$114,682, 20 July 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,828,284, 28 September 1997
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Trivia

In one camera pan of Warren's apartment, we see a poster for the Broadway musical "Tommy." Anthony Barrile, who plays Warren, played the role of Cousin Kevin in that production. See more »

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The closing credits say "Copyright © MCMXVII", which is 1917 rather than 1997 (MCMXCVII). See more »

Quotes

Frankie Zito: Do you know what 'GWM' means?
Joey Chips: Initials, right?
Frankie Zito: No, 'GWM',
[slight pause]
Frankie Zito: stands for 'Guy With Money'.
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No minorities were spared in the making of this film. See more »

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Spoofs The Sound of Music (1965) See more »

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Burn Rubber on Me
Written by Lonnie Simmons, Rudy Taylor (as Rudolph Taylor) and Charlie Wilson (as Charles Wilson)
Performed by The Gap Band
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Very funny story of "culture clash" with great visual appeal
5 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

Kiss Me Guido is a campy, somewhat monolithic but very funny story of "culture clash". The visual appeal is substantial, and the humor is on par with "Will & Grace". It is an excellent vehicle for showing the truth about several sub-cultures of American society without singling out anyone for offensive jabs.

As soon as it is released on DVD it will be in my collection!


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