“A Bronx Tale” quotes(1993)
Plot – Calogero Aniello, a nine-year-old kid and son of a bus driver, becomes friend with Sonny, the gangster of the neighborhood. The father, who doesn’t want him to become a thug, doesn’t approve the friendship. Time goes by and the boy gets to know the human side of Sonny. Based on a play by Chazz Palminteri, who in the movie plays Sonny’s role, the film is directed for the first time by De Niro. A skillful mix of comedy, drama and coming-to-age story marks the debut of the Italian-American actor as director.
All actors – Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Lillo Brancato, Francis Capra, Taral Hicks, Kathrine Narducci, Clem Caserta, Alfred Sauchelli Jr., Frank Pietrangolare, Joe Pesci, Robert D'Andrea, Eddie Montanaro, Fred Fischer, Dave Salerno, Joseph D'Onofrio, Luigi D'Angelo, Louis Vanaria, Dominick Rocchio, Patrick Borriello, Paul Perri, Thomas A. Ford, Rocco Parente, Joe Black, Louis Gioia, Mitch Kolpan, Phil Foglia, Richard DeDomenico, Max Genovino, Ralph Napolitano, Steve Kendall, A.J. Ekoku, Sobe Bailey, Domenick Lombardozzi, Frank Caserta Sr., Ed Derian, Larry Lederman, Gianna Palminteri, Philip Garbarino, Nicky Blair, Joe Calvacca Jr., Anthony Etergineoso, Louis Etergineoso, Joe Laham, Alan Lange, Darell Grant, Demond Webber, Rhaman Thomas, Kacy Brooks, Jason Meighan, Steve Pendleton, John Tanuzzo Jr., Steve Bonge, Greg Domey, Mark Cafariella, Butch Garcia, Sonny Hurst, David Batiste, Derrick Simmons, Ali A. Wahhab, Albert Attanasio, Pat Vacaro, Rocco 'Girffe' Matra, Frank Caserta Jr., Richie Ranieri, Sal Cestaro, Larry Guardino, Macky Anannlin, Mike Morigi, Garry Pastore, Anthony Corozzo, Beansie, Emily Degrass, Johnny Motts, Linda Lalicata, Elizabeth Abassi, Ida Bernardini, Frank Conti, Clem Caserta Jr., Chris Antley, Nina von Arx, Tony Cordeiro, Jean Cruguet, Antonio Graell, Richard Migliore, Johnny Velazquez, , Damian Bailey, Alex Ballar, Julia Campanelli, Frank Cristantiello, William DeMeo, Michael '2-Smoove' Demitro, Peter Gaudio, John Hoyt, Ronnie Marmo, Kresh Novakovic, Michael Perri, Judy Prianti, Ron Rivera, James Sampson, Jacqueline Frances Santiago, Anthony Scavone, Eric Skoy, Vincenzo Vaccaroshow all
“A Bronx Tale” Quotes 14 quotes
“It don't take much strength to pull a trigger but try getting up every morning day after day and work for a living, let's see him try that, then we'll see who the real tough guy is, the working man is the tough guy.”
“- Priest: Don't be afraid, my son. No one is more powerful than God.
- Calogero (Age 9): I don't know about that, father. Your guy may be bigger than my guy up there, but my guy is bigger than your guy down here.
- Priest: Ya got a point.”
“The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.”
“- Slick (Age 17): What the fuck, man? What the fuck? These fuckin' spooks just came out of nowhere!
- Calogero (Age 9): Why don't you just leave em alone?
- Slick (Age 17): What the fuck is it with you and these niggers lately?
- Calogero (Age 9): They ain't bothering nobody.”
“You gotta do what your heart tells you to do. Let me tell you somethin' right now. You're only allowed three great women in your lifetime. They come along like the great fighters, every ten years.”
“I learned to give love and get love unconditionally. You just have to accept people for what they are.”
“- Lorenzo: You stay away from that bar. You don't see me going to the bar, do you?
- Calogero (Age 9): You mean Mom won't let you go either?”
“It was great to be Catholic and go to confession. You could start over every week.”
“Sometimes in the heat of passion, the little head tells the big head what to do, and the big head should think twice about what you are doing.”