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Pizza My Heart (2005)

Another modern spin-off of Romeo & Juliet, this time about two families who each run rivaling pizza restaurants in New Jersey.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Gina Prestolani
... Joe Montebello
... Vinnie Montebello
... Lou Prestolani
... Annette Prestolani
Nick Spano ... Carlo Delrio
... Gloria Montebello
... Mary Prestolani
... Nicky Montebello
... Jean Paul Veber
... Father Spealo
... Tommy
... Antonio
... Blue Collar Neighbor
... White Collar Neighbor
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Two Italian families own competitive pizza restaurants and have had an ongoing family feud since long ago in the 'old country'. The son and daughter of each opposing family fall in love, but not without strong disapproval of their parents. Romeo and Juliet with a happy ending. It takes place in modern day Verona, New Jersey. Written by Anonymous

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24 July 2005 (USA)  »

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Pizza Wars  »

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The title of the movie caused a legal conflict. There was already a pizzeria in Santa Cruz, CA trademarked "Pizza My Heart". The producers tried "Pizza My Heart, The Movie" That was already trademarked as well. This same pizzeria delivered rental videos with their pizzas. Apparently the conflict was resolved. See more »

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Father Spealo: If it helps, I'll bring in the Cardinal.
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Referenced in Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Santa Cruz 2014 (2014) See more »

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Perfect for its venue
24 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

I don't usually take time to watch TV movies with commercials, but this was on at a good time, featured actors I like, and had a catchy title. Never mind that this story has been made many times over (Romeo & Juliet, if you didn't already know)...familiarity with the plot in this case adds to its charm, even though one knows in advance that there will be few, if any, surprises.

In this version, competing restaurants/recipes provide fuel for the families' feud, adding a new twist to an old tale. Although I knew half way through how the feud would resolve from the pizza perspective (one knows from the outset how the romance will resolve), I must admit without giving anything away that I had not foretold the catalyst, despite several clues.

One thing that not all R&J adaptations have is a romantic subplot in addition to the main one; but the one here was just as touching, if not more so, due perhaps to its unexpectedness, than the main one. I'm a sucker for a warm-hearted love story, especially when presented in the context of strong, close-knit families; and these two love stories together had me making my way to the kitchen for tissues more than once toward the end.

I rate this movie based on its context in addition to traditional factors; thus, for a TV movie, it scores well in my book.


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