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Pizza King (1999)

Junes and Bobby, who hang out with other second generation Muslim immigrants at Pizza King in Copenhagen, come across 50 lbs. hashish in a burglary. The Pakistani owner wants it back.


Ole Christian Madsen (screenplay), Janus Nabil Bakrawi (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ali Kazim ... Junes
Janus Nabil Bakrawi Janus Nabil Bakrawi ... Bobby
Isam Subeihi Isam Subeihi ... Fauzi
Farshad Kholghi Farshad Kholghi ... Zuzu
Ellen Nyman Ellen Nyman ... Fatima
Mr. Abela Mr. Abela ... Bobbys onkel (Bobby's uncle)
Jimmy Jørgensen Jimmy Jørgensen ... Claus
Steen Stig Lommer Steen Stig Lommer ... Walther
Anders W. Berthelsen Anders W. Berthelsen ... Steen
Bjarne Henriksen ... Håndværker #1 (Carpenter #1)
Max Hansen ... Håndværker #2 (Carpenter #2)
Peter Gantzler ... Urobetjent (Police officer)
Nanna Berg Nanna Berg ... Bobbys søster, Nadia (Bobby's sister, Nadia)
Sevik Perl Sevik Perl ... Sputnik
Fadime Turan Fadime Turan ... Sarah


Pizza King is a fast-food joint where a group of young second-generation immigrants hang out, pass the time of day and swap stories. Junes is the one guy with his head screwed on correctly but he finds it difficult to get out of the gang. His friend Bobby is the devil-may-care type and when the two friends finds themselves landed with 25 kilos of cannabis during a burglary, a conflict arises. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Crime | Drama


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Not much pizza in this movie
6 June 1999 | by flaschSee all my reviews

One could complain about the lack of pizza in this movie, or one could complain about how much like some other movie it is. If you want to see this movie and not make political statements about it, is not bad. It is basically a story about friendship and conflicts between different cultures. The story works fine and the acting is good, sometimes very good. There is not much pizza, but there is a lot of humor and drama.

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Release Date:

7 May 1999 (Denmark) See more »

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Dem fra døgneren See more »

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