Yonkers Joe

Movie information

This time it's not just his life he's gambling with. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for language including sexual references.
Released on:
January 9, 2009 (limited)

Distributors:
Magnolia Pictures

Status: Released

Cast:
Chazz Palminteri, Christine Lahti, Tom Guiry, Michael Lerner, Linus Roache, Michael Rispoli, Roma Maffia, Frank John Hughes, Arthur J. Nascarella, Saverio Guerra, Chad McKnight, Lauri Johnson

Director: Robert Celestino

Screenwriter: Robert Celestino

Genre: Drama
About the film:
"Yonkers Joe" tells the story of a dice hustler (Palminteri) whose determination to make one last grab for a big score in Vegas is complicated by the reappearance of his estranged, mentally challenged son into his life.
Rated R for language including sexual references.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $2,073 (2 theaters) | Domestic Total: $8,286
Reviews: Fresh or Rotten? See reviews for this film at RottenTomatoes.com


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Ipek – GmUuYYwQXPkOXQvussi
March 17, 2012 - 06:31
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Why were they even considering it?What would be the point?Crap like this larely makes me question if Summit is looking out for the fans or not.Cause, come on How could they have even considered it being in Eclipse?Sorry, but this makes me a little worried for the next two films I truly hope they stick to the book.Cause, come on I mean, larely?

Naomi Belen – Chicago, IL
October 26, 2008 - 22:41
Subject: Amazing movie, great direction, wonderful performances

I was not expecting to be blown away by the wonderful acting, great story line, beautiful sound track and amazaing characters. YOU MUST SEE THIS MOVIE. I met the director and he is very humble and doesn't realize how talented he is and what an incredible job he has done for a man who has only made 3 films.