Nicky and Gino (1988)
aka: Dominick and Eugene
A film directed by Robert M. Young

Genre: Drama

Film Review

Nicky and Gino is an American film drama first released on 31st March 1989, directed by Robert M. Young. Cinematography was by Curtis Clark and the film was scored by Trevor Jones. It is based on a story by Danny Porfirio and stars Ray Liotta, Tom Hulce, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Levine and Todd Graff. It has also been released under the title: Dominick and Eugene.   It is an Orion Pictures Corporation production, produced by Mike Farrell and distributed by Orion Pictures Corporation. Location filming was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.   The film was released with the tagline: "Two brothers are about to discover what they need most in their lives...each other."   It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 51 minutes.  

Our overall rating for Nicky and Gino is: good - passable entertainment.

Other noteworthy films that have been directed by Robert M. Young include: Alambrista! (1977), Rich Kids (1979), Triumph of the Spirit (1989) and Below the Belt (2004). The actor Ray Liotta has also appeared in: Cop Land (1997), John Q (2002), Battle in Seattle (2007) and Wild Hogs (2007).

Other drama films of the 1980s from USA that are worth watching include: Stephen Frears's Dangerous Liaisons (1988), George A. Romero's Day of the Dead (1985), Luc Besson's Le Grand bleu (1988), Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980) and Brian De Palma's The Untouchables (1987).

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Film Credits

  • Director: Robert M. Young
  • Script: Corey Blechman, Alvin Sargent, Danny Porfirio (story)
  • Photo: Curtis Clark
  • Music: Trevor Jones
  • Cast: Ray Liotta (Eugene 'Gino' Luciano), Tom Hulce (Dominick 'Nicky' Luciano), Jamie Lee Curtis (Jennifer Reston), Robert Levine (Dr. Levinson), Todd Graff (Larry Higgins), Bill Cobbs (Jesse Johnson), Mimi Cecchini (Mrs. Gianelli), Tommy Snelsire (Mikey Chernak), Mary-Joan Negro (Theresa Chernak), Tom Signorelli (Father T.), John Romer (Choir Director), David Perry (Television Announcer), Joe Maruzzo (Guido), R. Scott Peck (Joe), Charles Susan (Leon), Jack Boslet (Teen 1), Matthew J. Ravenstahl (Teen 2), Shawn Ebbert (Teen 3), Jacqueline Knapp (Mrs. Vinson), David Strathairn (Martin Chernak), Vincent Chianese (Vince), Joe Marmo (Tony), Daniel Krell (Lew), Thomas Rocco (Perry), Bingo O'Malley (Abe)
  • Country: USA
  • Language: English / Italian
  • Support: Color
  • Runtime: 111 min
  • Aka: Dominick and Eugene ; Nicky & Gino

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