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Cruise (2018)

TV-MA | | Drama, Romance | 28 September 2018 (USA)
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Set in the 1980s, a young Italian-American from the "wrong side of the tracks" falls for a Jewish girl from Long Island.


Robert Siegel (as Robert D. Siegel)


Robert Siegel (as Robert D. Siegel)





Cast overview, first billed only:
Spencer Boldman ... Gio Fortunato
Emily Ratajkowski ... Jessica Weinberg
Lucas Salvagno ... Chris Carbone
Noah Robbins ... Anthony Panagopoulos
Gino Cafarelli ... Papa Fortunato
Kathrine Narducci ... Mama Fortunato
Sebastian Maniscalco ... Dinardo
Peter Gaudio ... Verducci
Al Linea ... Terry T
Carmine Famiglietti ... Video Vic
Jessie Komitor ... Francesca's Friend
Lauren Nicole Cipoletti Lauren Nicole Cipoletti ... Angela (as Lauren Cipoletti)
Theresa Moriarty ... Stephanie
Margaret Fegan ... Chris's girl
Erin Condiff Erin Condiff ... Anthony's girl


Whiling the time away racing cars and hanging out daily with his friends, the working-class Italian-American underachiever and suave greaser, Gio Fortunato, is the undisputed king of late-1980s Queens' bustling Franny Lew boulevard. Always on the hunt for beautiful ladies, Gio loves to cruise past the avenue's regular joints in his black turbocharged Buick GNX, when, out of the blue, he spots an unknown sensual brunette who calls herself Francesca. And, just like that, a whirlwind summer romance starts to bloom, against the backdrop of catchy 80s freestyle music, youthful excitement, and an onslaught of contrasting emotions. Now, Gio feels ready to embrace the change; however, is this mysteriously alluring girl his soulmate? Can there be a future between the nice Jewish girl and the handsome bad boy from the other side of the tracks? Written by Nick Riganas

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Both leads in this movie, Spencer Boldman and Emily Ratajkowski appeared in the same episode of iCarly; Season: 3, Episode: 3, iSpeed date, though the two don't share any scenes together in it. See more »


At the end when Leo gets out of Jessica's car to meet her parents a 2016 inspection sticker is clearly visible on the windshield. The movie takes place in 1987. See more »


Gio Fortunato: [to Francesca who's licking ice cream] Oof... that is a one, lucky cone!
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Referenced in 73 Questions: 73 Questions with Emily Ratajkowski (2015) See more »

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A Slow Ride
2 October 2018 | by richardellis-68323See all my reviews

The girl is beautiful,the guy thinks he chocolate but the chemistry is lacking. Set in 1987 (were they really still breakdancing in the States in '87!!!) according to this film they were. I love 80's nostalgia films but this one is very forgettable. I have seen better street races in my supermarket carpark and the soundtrack is very weak. ( So many good songs they could of used) If you want to see a great 80's nostalgia film check out Summer of 84. Has for this film it's very average( and I'm being generous)

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