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Stealing Sinatra (2003)

In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story.

Director:

Ron Underwood

Writer:

Howard Korder
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Arquette ... Barry Keenan
William H. Macy ... John Irwin
James Russo ... Frank Sinatra
Ryan Browning ... Joe Amsler
Thomas Ian Nicholas ... Frank Sinatra, Jr.
Sam McMurray ... Agent Stamek (as Sam Mcmurray)
Eric Johnson ... Dean Torrence
Michael Coristine Michael Coristine ... Jan Berry
Gillian Barber ... Mary Keenan
Matthew Bennett ... Agent Flett
Deanna Milligan ... Betty Amsler
Kevin McNulty ... James Mahoney (as Kevin Mcnulty)
Ron Chartier ... James Irwin
Desiree Zurowski ... Sue Irwin
Colin Cunningham ... John Foss
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Storyline

In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story.

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What's a little kidnapping among friends?


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ho rapito Sinatra See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Showtime Library Print)

Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby Surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Barry Keenan received no money from this movie. See more »

Crazy Credits

No animals were harmed and no criminals profited from the making of this film. See more »

Connections

References The Main Event (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Pipeline
Written by Brian Carman and Bob Spickard
Performed by The Ventures
Courtesy of Taylor, Wilson & Associates, Inc.
By Arrangement with Celebrity Licensing Inc.
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horrible
6 August 2006 | by PersianPlaya408See all my reviews

Underwoods goofy story about a young man(Arquette) who convinces his friends that they should kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. (Nicholas). The film is written ridiculously, direction is odd, dialogues are out of place and scrambled, the actors didn't do it much justice either, Arquette is annoying throughout, Ian Nicholas was nonexistent, Macy was decent, but only because hes a pretty good actor and probably just tried his best not to come out of this project with a totally embarrassing performance, he was at least tolerable. This is a stupid film in my eyes, boring at times, not entertaining, just a film that i wouldn't recommend to anybody. IMDb Rating: 5.5, my rating: 4/10


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