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Little Italy (2018)

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

Director:

Donald Petrie

Writers:

Steve Galluccio (screenplay), Vinay Virmani (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

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)
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

Three generations. Two families. One forbidden love.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Hayden Christensen twisted his ankle whilst filming the football scene in the rain. Production was halted for a week. See more »

Goofs

When Young Nikki and Young Leo are playing a prank on Mr. Ganucci, there is a 2018 VW Golf in the background. Since the characters are likely at least 5-10 years younger than their adult selves, this car would have yet to been available. See more »

Quotes

Dora Angioli: You're so thin... no one trusts a skinny cook.
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Crazy Credits

There are some bloopers shown during the first part of the credits. See more »


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The Mirror Blues
Performed and Written by Duane Andrews
Published by Duane Andrews and PMB Digital Content
Courtesy of Duane Andrews
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An enjoyable romantic comedy
26 December 2018 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

It is a predictable romantic comedy, following all the formulas there are. However, it is a fun, happy and cheerful film that lifts the viewers. It is an enjoyable romantic comedy


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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English | Italian | Latin

Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Italy See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$283,399, 26 August 2018

Gross USA:

$990,230

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,362,536
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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