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Louis & Frank (1998)

Third-rate doo-wop singers making a comeback hook up with a campy manager who books them to perform in drag.

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Alexandre Rockwell
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Cast

Credited cast:
Elizabeth Bracco ... Angeline Di Buffoni
Steve Buscemi ... Drexel
Tony Curtis ... Lenny Star Springer
Jason Fuchs ... Louis Jr.
Meta Golding ... Betsy
Ranardo Domeico Grays Ranardo Domeico Grays ... Stage Performer
Ralph Guzzo ... Infomercial man
Michael Harkins ... Drag Queen
Francesco Messina Francesco Messina ... Frank Di Buffoni
Rosie Perez
Katalin Pota ... Manicurist
Steven Randazzo Steven Randazzo ... Louis Di Buffoni
Rockets Redglare Rockets Redglare ... Ralph
Sam Rockwell ... Sam
John Ventimiglia ... Alvin
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Third-rate doo-wop singers making a comeback hook up with a campy manager who books them to perform in drag.

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Music | Comedy | Drama

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Country:

France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 July 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Louis and Frank See more »

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Follows In the Soup (1992) See more »

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Bad, but not that bad
10 April 1999 | by WeenSee all my reviews

Having seen the extraordinarily bad rating, I felt the need to help boost it up. The fact is that Louis & Frank, although certainly not as good as earlier Rockwell films, is by no means a disgrace.

The film starts off very promising indeed, with some great conflicts between Louis and Frank. It was funny and good energy. However, the film does drag and many of the characters are annoying: Tony Curtis is embarrassing and annoying, and Steve Buscemi probably only did the film as a favour to Rockwell, who provided Buscemi with fantastic roles in Somebody to Love and In The Soup, but here the character is just dumb.

Don't rush out and see this movie, but if it is on tv it is worth watching.


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