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Find Me Guilty (2006)

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In the late 1980s, a low level gangster named Jackie DiNorscio defends himself in court in what became the longest criminal trial in American judicial history.

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Frank Pietrangolare ...
Carlo Mascarpone
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Tom Napoli
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Jimmy Katz
Tony Ray Rossi ...
Joe Bellini
Vinny Vella ...
Graziedei
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Gino Mascarpone
Frank Adonis ...
Phil Radda
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Alessandro Tedeschi (as Nick Puccio)
Frankie Perrone ...
Henry Fiuli
Salvatore Paul Piro ...
Mike Belaggio
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Frank Brentano
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Storyline

The mobster Jackie DiNorscio is shot by his own cousin at home while in probation but survives. Later he is arrested dealing drugs and sentenced to thirty years in prison. The prosecutor Sean Kierney proposes a deal to Jackie, immediately releasing him if he testifies against the Lucchese family and other mafia families but Jackie does not accept to rat his friends that he loves. When the trial begins, he asks the judge Finestein to defend himself without the assistance of a lawyer. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Sometimes the best defense. . . is a wiseguy.


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Rated R for strong language and some violence | See all certifications »

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17 March 2006 (USA)  »

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Find Me Guilty: The Jackie Dee Story  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$608,804, 19 March 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,173,673, 30 April 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,636,637, 2 October 2012
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Joe Pesci was originally courted for the role of Jack DiNorscio. See more »

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(at around 1h 5 mins) During the poker game at the boat on Day 451 of the trial, you can see a widescreen TV on the wall inside the cabin. See more »

Quotes

Giacomo 'Fat Jack' DiNorscio: Judge.
Judge Finestein: Yes, Mr. DiNorscio?
Giacomo 'Fat Jack' DiNorscio: Can I talk to you?
[approaches the bench]
Giacomo 'Fat Jack' DiNorscio: I wanna apologize for my action in court before. I want you to understand... whatever I said, I meant no disrespect to you. I respect you more than any other judge I ever faced, and I faced a lot of them.
Judge Finestein: Okay, well, thank you, Mr. DiNorscio.
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When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles with You)
Written by Mark Fisher, Joe Goodwin and Larry Shay
Used by permission of EMI Mills Music, Inc.
Performed by Louis Prima
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under License from EMI Film & Television Music
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Surprisingly good
20 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

The movie had a really great script; it was funny, dramatic and touching. I was really surprised by Vin Diesel's performance, I wasn't expecting him to pull it off. I think Jackie D himself, his personality and his words helped Vin a lot there. I was also impressed by Raúl Esparza as Tony. I've seen him on Broadway and I have been wowed by his stage performances. I wasn't sure if he could make the transition, but he was the perfect paranoid junkie. The only problems I had with the movie are with tiny details like extras dressed in 2006 fashions and flat screen monitors on desks. Knowing that the trial began in the early 90's, it caught my attention and stuff like the computer monitors shouldn't grab attention. Overall, "Find Me Guilty" is a great movie, and I highly recommend it.


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