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With Friends Like These... (1998)

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Four small-time two-bit character actors, all close friends, are competing for same important part in the next Martin Scorsese mob film.

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Philip Frank Messina (as Philip F. Messina)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Arkin ... Steve Hersh
David Strathairn ... Armand Minetti
Jon Tenney ... Dorian Mastandrea
Robert Costanzo ... Johnny DiMartino
Amy Madigan ... Hannah DiMartino
Laura San Giacomo ... Joanne Hersh
Elle Macpherson ... Samantha Mastandrea
Lauren Tom ... Yolanda Chin
Beverly D'Angelo ... Theresa Carpenter
Ashley Peldon ... Marissa DiMartino
Allison Bertolino ... Dana Dimartino
Bill Murray ... Maurice Melnick
Frederika Kesten Frederika Kesten ... Catrice
Carmine Costanzo Carmine Costanzo ... Nino DiMartino
Heather Stephens ... Babette
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Four small-time two-bit character actors, all close friends, are competing for same important part in the next Martin Scorsese mob film.

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Comedy

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mom's Up on the Roof See more »

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Dolby

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Color
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Frank Minetti: You mean the kid from the bus?
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Good look at an interesting topic
6 November 2000 | by TonyManSee all my reviews

This is a very good film about the folks on the lower rung of the movie industry. I agree that David Straithairn does not get all the credit due and he really brings this movie home. The acting all around is good and examines what happens when one person out of a group of friends gets a chance at the big time. Rent this movie for a totally enjoyable 2 hours.


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