A young couple must navigate a blossoming romance, amidst a war between their families' competing pizza restaurants.


Donald Petrie


Steve Galluccio (screenplay), Vinay Virmani (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emma Roberts ... Nikki Angioli
Hayden Christensen ... Leo Campo
Danny Aiello ... Carlo Campo (as Daniel Aiello)
Andrea Martin ... Franca Angioli
Adam Ferrara ... Sal Angioli
Gary Basaraba ... Vince Campo
Alyssa Milano ... Dora Angioli
Linda Kash ... Amalia Campo
Vas Saranga ... Jogi
Amrit Kaur ... Jessie
Jane Seymour ... Corrine
Andrew Phung ... Luigi
Ava Preston ... Young Nikki
Nicky Cappella ... Young Leo
Cristina Rosato ... Gina (as Christina Rosato)


Young adults Nikki Angioli and Leo Campo were staunch competitors and best friends growing up in the Little Italy neighborhood of Toronto. Their respective fathers, friends Sal Angioli and Vince Campo, ran Pizza Napoli, which made the best pizza in the neighborhood due to the combination of Nikki's paternal nona Franca Angioli's secret marinara sauce, and Leo's paternal nono Carlo Campo's secret thin crust pizza dough recipe. While Leo has stayed in Toronto working part-time at his father's pizzeria with the secret hopes of one day opening his own pizzeria, Nikki, who loved Leo while they were growing up, ran off to London five years ago hoping never to return to Toronto to get away from her past, which includes Leo himself, who she believes has turned into a ladies man solely trying to put notches in his bedpost, and Sal and Vince now in a feud of an unspecified nature following they winning best pizza in Little Italy several years ago, each subsequently having opened competing ... Written by Huggo

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Three generations. Two families. One forbidden love.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual references | See all certifications »

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The film went in production in June 2017. The story is described as "the modern day of Romeo and Juliet." See more »


When Leo and Nikki return to Leo's to dry off after driving through hydrant spray, Nikki places a picture on the dresser face down while undressing. In subsequent scenes, it is back up again. See more »


Dora Angioli: You're so thin... no one trusts a skinny cook.
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Kinda Complicated
Performed by Scott Helman
Written by Todd Clark (as Todd Sherman Clark), Scott Helman, Ron Lopata, Thomas Salter
Published by Egg Songs Publishing (ASCAP), Scott Helman (SOCAN), Ron Lopata (SOCAN), Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada (SOCAN)
Courtesy of Warner Music Canada by arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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8 January 2019 | by mjalshamsiSee all my reviews

So simple story, funny in some parts, nothing special, but it fun to watch

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Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Italy See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »


Box Office


CAD8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$283,399, 26 August 2018

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2.35 : 1
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