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Movie Wise Guys
Brian De Palma directed this movie in 1986
Title Wise Guys
Year 1986
Director Brian De Palma
Genre Comedy, Crime
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Plot – Two best friends, Harry Valentini - of Italian origin from Naples - and Moe Diestein - of Jewish-Italian origin - are small-time criminals in Jersey City. They make a living by doing small jobs for a local mafia boss, from house chores like grocery shopping and buying the newspaper to more risky things like personally testing the actual resistance of his flak jacket, or even starting his car to check that no bomb has been placed. They dream of starting their own business, an Italian-Jewish restaurant. Meanwhile, they get ordered to place a bet at a horse race and, ignoring their instructions, they take a chance and bet on the wrong horse thus loosing a fortune. Their punishment is to kill each other. However, they find out about the plot and they flee to Atlantic City in the Cadillac of a fearsome killer who, infuriated, wants his revenge. The two survive adventures, gags and tragicomic situations unscathed and actually with enough money to open their dreamed-of restaurant.
All actors – Danny DeVito, Joe Piscopo, Harvey Keitel, Ray Sharkey, Dan Hedaya, Lou Albano, Julie Bovasso, Patti LuPone, Antonia Rey, Mimi Cecchini, Matthew Kaye, Tony Munafo
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