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City Island (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 30 April 2010 (USA)
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The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con (Strait) brought ... See full summary »

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Raymond De Felitta
3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Garcia ... Vince Rizzo
Julianna Margulies ... Joyce Rizzo
Steven Strait ... Tony
Emily Mortimer ... Molly
Ezra Miller ... Vince Jr.
Dominik Garcia ... Vivian Rizzo (as Dominik García-Lorido)
Carrie Baker Reynolds ... Denise
Hope Glendon-Ross Hope Glendon-Ross ... Cheryl
Alan Arkin ... Michael Malakov
Louis Mustillo ... Bruno
Jee Young Han ... Casting Assistant
Sarah Saltzberg Sarah Saltzberg ... Casting Director
Curtiss Cook ... Matt Cruniff
Sharon Angela ... Tanya
Marianne Ebert Marianne Ebert ... Ezmalia (as Marianni Ebert)
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Storyline

The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con (Strait) brought home by Vince (Garcia), the patriarch of the family, who is a corrections officer in real life, and a hopeful actor in private. Written by IMDb Editors

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Truth is stranger than family

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, smoking and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asuntos de familia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,001, 21 March 2010

Gross USA:

$6,671,036

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,875,862
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Andy Garcia's character can be heard yelling the name "Manny" when addressing the stunt coordinator on the set of the film within a film. In the real film crew ("City Island"), Manny Siverio is the stunt coordinator. See more »

Goofs

The word "Associate" Producers is misspelled in the credits. See more »

Quotes

Joyce Rizzo: [lighting cigarette] My husband thinks I quit.
Tony: One good thing about the joint, they don't let you smoke anymore so... I quit inside.
Joyce Rizzo: Being in prison and not being able to smoke? That's like being in jail. Join me.
Tony: All right.
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Connections

Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 14 July 2010 (2010) See more »

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A Must See!!!
1 February 2010 | by lawrentziooSee all my reviews

Really, it is a movie that shouldn't be missed, absolutely pleasing. I wasn't very sure of the movie in the beginning , I saw it with all my family and, man, we laughed and enjoyed this comedy more than expected. Now i am recommending it to all my friends and also to ones who read these lines, you won't regret. I cannot understand why this movie isn't presented to the public like other far worse movies, where you expect a lot seeing the trailer and get nothing. This is completely the opposite, you start from zero and go very high. I like the characters, i like the intrigue, everything, and i am not a big fan of Andy Garcia.

A big GO FOR IT, don't think twice !


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