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29th Street (1991)

R
101 min | Comedy, Drama

Frank Pesce is the luckiest man alive in spite of his bad luck. Based on a true story, a man growing up in a tough New York neighborhood has a gift for finding himself in the worst possible jams...and always getting out. He is the first ...See moreFrank Pesce is the luckiest man alive in spite of his bad luck. Based on a true story, a man growing up in a tough New York neighborhood has a gift for finding himself in the worst possible jams...and always getting out. He is the first New York Lottery winner. Written by Steve Richer See less
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Writers
Frank Pesce (story) | James Franciscus (story) | George Gallo (screenplay)
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Bob Ziembicki (as Robert Ziembicki)
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$ 2,120,564
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Release date
Nov 1, 1991 (United States)

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59 cast members
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Danny Aiello
Frank Pesce, Sr. Frank Pesce, Sr.   See fewer
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Anthony LaPaglia
Frank Pesce, Jr. Frank Pesce, Jr.   See fewer
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Lainie Kazan
Mrs. Pesce Mrs. Pesce   See fewer
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Frank Pesce
Vito Pesce Vito Pesce   See fewer
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Robert Forster
Sgt. Tartaglia Sgt. Tartaglia   See fewer
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Ron Karabatsos
Philly the Nap Philly the Nap   See fewer
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Rick Aiello
Jimmy Vitello Jimmy Vitello   See fewer
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Vic Manni
Louie Tucci Louie Tucci   See fewer
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Paul Lazar
Needle Nose Nipton Needle Nose Nipton   See fewer
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Donna Magnani
Madeline Pesce Madeline Pesce   See fewer
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Darren Bates
Sal Las Benas Sal Las Benas   See fewer
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Tony Sirico
Chink Fortunado Chink Fortunado   See fewer
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Richard K. Olsen
Father Lowery Father Lowery   See fewer
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Richard Cerenzio
Dom the Bomb Dom the Bomb   See fewer
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Philip Ciccone
Rocky Sav Rocky Sav   See fewer
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Joey Gironda
Carmine Tucci Carmine Tucci   See fewer
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Vic Noto
Auggie Falcone Auggie Falcone   See fewer
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Sal Ruffino
Angelo Angelo   See fewer
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Sam Shamshak
Irv the pawnbroker Irv the pawnbroker   See fewer
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Adam LaVorgna
Frankie (age 8) Frankie (age 8)   See fewer
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Frank Acciarito
Jimmy (age 8) (as Frank Acciarto) Jimmy (age 8) (as Frank Acciarto)   See fewer
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Don Blakely
Sgt. Jones Sgt. Jones   See fewer
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Hope Alexander-Willis
Lucy Sills Lucy Sills   See fewer
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Leonard Termo
Dr. Puccini Dr. Puccini   See fewer
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Lou Criscuolo
Ticket buyer Ticket buyer   See fewer
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Karen Duffy
Maria Rios Maria Rios   See fewer
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Julie Lott
Julie (usherette) Julie (usherette)   See fewer
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David Ferraro
Cousin Leo Cousin Leo   See fewer
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Teddy Cleanthes
Pit boss (as Ted Cleanthes) Pit boss (as Ted Cleanthes)   See fewer
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Vincent Chase
Army eye doctor Army eye doctor   See fewer
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Tom Ellis
Newscaster Newscaster   See fewer
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Tony Lip
Nicky Bad Lungs (as Tony Lipp) Nicky Bad Lungs (as Tony Lipp)   See fewer
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Vinnie Curto
Zippers Bad Lungs Zippers Bad Lungs   See fewer
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Mario Todisco
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Richard Tacchino
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Rocco Savastano
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Jerry Guarino
Chickens Chickens   See fewer
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Bill Ricci
Mickey the Dwarf Mickey the Dwarf   See fewer
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Nicky 'Pops' Anest
Tommy the Geep Tommy the Geep   See fewer
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George 'Aggie' Anest
Joe Numbers Joe Numbers   See fewer
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Vito 'Baldie' Boccanfuso
Johnny Cake Johnny Cake   See fewer
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Anne Sterling
Maternity Nurse Maternity Nurse   See fewer
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Bill Phillips
Lottery Finalist (as William Phillips) Lottery Finalist (as William Phillips)   See fewer
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Joe Roberto
Patrolman Tollen Patrolman Tollen   See fewer
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Jim Ondatje
Patrolman #2 Patrolman #2   See fewer
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Anthony Montes
Jesus Rios (as Tony Monte) Jesus Rios (as Tony Monte)   See fewer
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Jessen Noviello
Needle Nose (age 8) Needle Nose (age 8)   See fewer
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Charles Haugk
Tucci's Driver Tucci's Driver   See fewer
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Alexander Fehr Blue
Baby on Train Baby on Train   See fewer
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Giovanni Gianoni
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Lee Boyd
Italian Wedding Band Italian Wedding Band   See fewer
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Italian Wedding Band Italian Wedding Band   See fewer
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Jerome Alfano
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Himself Himself   See fewer
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Fred Silvers (uncredited) Fred Silvers (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 2,246 votes