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The Whole Shebang (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 11 February 2003 (USA)
On a mission to save his family's fireworks business, a man becomes distracted after he falls in love.

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George Zaloom

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Jeff Rothberg (story), George Zaloom (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stanley Tucci ... Giovanni Bazinni
Bridget Fonda ... Val Bazinni
Giancarlo Giannini ... Pop Bazinni
Talia Shire ... Contessa Bazinni
Anna Maria Alberghetti ... Lady Zito
Anthony DeSando ... Joey Zito (as Anthony De Sando)
Alexander Milani Alexander Milani ... Bobby Bazinni
Federico Fuoco Federico Fuoco ... Anthony Bazinni
John Cassini ... Father Jerry
Jason Schombing ... Ronaldo Bazinni
Frank Ferrucci Frank Ferrucci ... Arturo
Jo Champa ... Maria
Giacomo Baessato ... Bully
Franco Pederzini Franco Pederzini ... Waiter
Kasper Michaels Kasper Michaels ... Mailman
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Storyline

On a mission to save his family's fireworks business, a man becomes distracted after he falls in love.

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Love always starts with a spark.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

11 February 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Erotika pyrotehnimata See more »

Filming Locations:

Naples, Campania, Italy See more »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Bridget Fonda's final feature film role before retiring from screen acting in 2002. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the film in Naples harbor, the winner of the fireworks display is announced and Joey, Val and Contessa are in the background sitting among the spectators behind the announcer (upper right hand corner of the screen). However, at the very same time, Val and Contessa are standing with Giovanni in another part of the harbor, shown in the previous and next shots. See more »

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Written by Julius Robinson & Michael Sherwood
Performed by Patrick Tuzzolino
Courtesy of Skywriter Productions, Inc.
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A Suicidal cousin comes to work in his family's fireworks factory after it blows up
12 February 2003 | by reilly-4See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest and most charming movies I have ever seen. If you liked Moonstruck or Big Fat Greek Wedding -- you'll love this one. Saw it at one of those recruited previews and the audince laughed and cried the whole 90

minutes.

What are you idots (filmmakers) waiting for? Put this movie in the theatres so I can go see it again!!!!!!!!!!


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