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True Friends (1998)

R | | Drama | 30 January 1998 (USA)
The films tells the story of three friends living in the Bronx in New York - Juan Jose a.k.a. J.J., Joey and Louie. The first half of the film tells of them when they were children, and ... See full summary »

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James Quattrochi
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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Quattrochi ... Joey
Loreto Mauro ... Louie Mazzarino
Rodrigo Botero Rodrigo Botero ... J.J. / Narrator
John Capodice ... Big Tony
Eddie Jones ... Father Reilly
Dan Lauria ... Pauley
Len Lesser ... Mr. Slotnick
Vera Lockwood Vera Lockwood ... Mrs. Calisuano
Peter Onorati ... Alphonse
Mackenzie Phillips ... Connie
Leo Rossi ... Carmine
Richard Zavaglia ... Luigi
Jeanne Sapienza Jeanne Sapienza ... Gina
Bill Capizzi Bill Capizzi ... Sal
Sue Giosa ... Frances
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The films tells the story of three friends living in the Bronx in New York - Juan Jose a.k.a. J.J., Joey and Louie. The first half of the film tells of them when they were children, and second is set 15 years later, when they have much more serious problems. Written by Anonymous

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Three Boys...Three Lives... One Destiny... A True Story Of Love, Friendship And Honor.

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, drug use, some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »

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it all rings true
15 June 2000 | by moggy-4See all my reviews

it all rings true, and I grew up there. It was interesting hearing them mention places or neighborhoods that I remembered. Though I never knew anyone like the characters- I grew up there earlier-, it was very realistic,never overplayed or succumbing to sensationalism. written in 3wks. by 2 of the actors,and a true story; A beautiful ode to friendship.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

True Friends - Wahre Freunde See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$12,231

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,231
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2nd Generation Films See more »
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Color
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