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Dinner Rush (2000)

R
99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective and his wife specially invited by the owner; on the...See moreIs it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective and his wife specially invited by the owner; on the balcony rival bookmaker gangsters from Queens who want to become partners in the restaurant; in the corner renowned food critic 'the food nymph' is her usual demanding self; and at the bar, seemingly unnoticed, is Ken. As the evening continues enter Duncan, inveterate gambler and sous-chef on-the-line in the frenetic kitchen downstairs, who acts as the catalyst that causes the evening to draw to its inevitable, explosive, deadly conclusion. Written by Mark Smith See less
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Director
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Louis DiGiaimo (as Louis Digiaimo) | Patti Greaney
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Alex Lasarenko (as Alexander Lasarenko)
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$ 110,000
Gross (USA)
$ 634,566
Gross (World)
$ 933,740
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Sep 1, 2000 (United States)
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48 cast members
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Danny Aiello
Louis Cropa Louis Cropa   See fewer
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John Rothman
Gary Lieberman Gary Lieberman   See fewer
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Frank Bongiorno
Enrico Coventie Enrico Coventie   See fewer
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Lexie Sperduto
Lucy Clemente Lucy Clemente   See fewer
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Zainab Jah
Adrian Adrian   See fewer
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Michael McGlone
Carmen (as Mike McGlone) Carmen (as Mike McGlone)   See fewer
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Walt MacPherson
Detective Drury Detective Drury   See fewer
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Polly Draper
Natalie Clemente Natalie Clemente   See fewer
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Edoardo Ballerini
Chef Udo Cropa Chef Udo Cropa   See fewer
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Vivian Wu
Nicole Chan Nicole Chan   See fewer
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Manny Perez
Gabriel Gabriel   See fewer
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Ajay Naidu
Ademir the Matre'd Ademir the Matre'd   See fewer
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Andre Haynes Richarson
Machine (as Andre Richardson Haynes) Machine (as Andre Richardson Haynes)   See fewer
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Summer Phoenix
Marti Wellington Marti Wellington   See fewer
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Jamie Harris
Sean the Bartender Sean the Bartender   See fewer
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Nurul Raque
Server Server   See fewer
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John Patrick Walker
Roger a Waiter (as Jon Patrick Walker) Roger a Waiter (as Jon Patrick Walker)   See fewer
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Gabriel Jiménez
Pasta Chef (as Gabriel Jimenez) Pasta Chef (as Gabriel Jimenez)   See fewer
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Andre De Leon
Nino (as Andre DeLeon) Nino (as Andre DeLeon)   See fewer
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Joe Gatti Jr.
Harold Harold   See fewer
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John Corbett
Ken Roloff Ken Roloff   See fewer
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Kirk Acevedo
Duncan Duncan   See fewer
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Mark Margolis
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald   See fewer
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Annika Peterson
Bettina Bettina   See fewer
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Juan Carlos Hernández
Joseph (as Juan Hernandez) Joseph (as Juan Hernandez)   See fewer
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Luigi Celentano
Line Chef Line Chef   See fewer
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Jonathan Chodosh
Black-Out Customer Black-Out Customer   See fewer
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Ted Koch
Bar Patron Bar Patron   See fewer
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Doreen Dunlap
Bar Patron Bar Patron   See fewer
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Julie Zeger
Baby's Mother Baby's Mother   See fewer
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David Phillips
Baby's Father Baby's Father   See fewer
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Marcus Schenkenberg
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Jennifer Griffin Chambers
Female Customer (as Jennifer Chambers) Female Customer (as Jennifer Chambers)   See fewer
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Sandra Bernhard
Jennifer Freely Jennifer Freely   See fewer
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Sophie Comet
Food Nymph Food Nymph   See fewer
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Ellen McElduff
Ellen Drury Ellen Drury   See fewer
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Marita Stavrou
Kisha (as Marita Stavrou-Miller) Kisha (as Marita Stavrou-Miller)   See fewer
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Minnie Giraldi
Other Female Customer Other Female Customer   See fewer
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Roma Torre
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David Díaz
News 2 Reporter (as David Diaz) News 2 Reporter (as David Diaz)   See fewer
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Fanshen Cox
Patron (uncredited) Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Desiree Dymond
Patron (uncredited) Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Zoe Hunter
Dinner guest (uncredited) Dinner guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aaron Macerelli
Dinner Guest (uncredited) Dinner Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmanuel Todorov
Bar patron (uncredited) Bar patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 4,612 votes