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29th Street (film)

29th Street is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written and directed by George Gallo and starring Danny Aiello, Anthony LaPaglia, and Lainie Kazan. It was adapted from the story by Frank Pesce and James Franciscus.

29th Street
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Promotional film poster
Directed byGeorge Gallo
Produced byDavid Permut
Written byGeorge Gallo
Frank Pesce
James Franciscus (story)
Music byWilliam Olvis
CinematographySteven Fierberg
Edited byKaja Fehr
Distributed byTwentieth Century Fox
Release date
November 1, 1991
Running time
101 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$2,120,564 [1]


In 1976, Frank Pesce Jr. (LaPaglia) is a lucky man. His father, Frank Sr. (Aiello), is, however, very unlucky. One day, Frank Jr. buys a lottery ticket and finds that he has a good chance of winning. But Frank Sr. has some gambling debts to the mob and they are willing to take Frank Jr.'s ticket. Frank must decide what to do with the ticket.


29th Street got 82% good reviews based on 11 reviews, considered "Fresh", on Rotten Tomatoes.[2]


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