Wannabes [DVD] [2000]

William DeMeo is scriptwriter, star, and co-director for the crime drama Wannabes. Hotheated older brother Angelo (DeMeo) and more-thoughtful younger brother Paulie (Conor Dubin) are both fired from their jobs as waiters at an Italian restaurant in Brooklyn. They join up with two of their neighborhood friends, Pete (Daniel Margotta) and Dom (John Palumbo) to start up a bookie business with a 20,000-dollar loan. The group has a rocky start, but soon acquires some help from a partner in Coney Island and expands into more complicated illegal activites. Local crime boss Santo Minieri (Joe Viterelli) develops an interest in the new business and soon takes Angelo up as his protégé. Santo's biological son, Vinny (Joesph D'Onofrio), is angered by his father's choice and seems headed for destruction.
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Overview

Special Features

  • Full screen version
  • 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround audio
  • 2.0 Dolby Digital audio
  • Trailer
  • Digitally mastered
  • Scene selections
  • Interactive menus
  • Closed captions
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

Wannabes
William DeMeo is scriptwriter, star, and co-director for the crime drama Wannabes. Hotheated older brother Angelo (DeMeo) and more-thoughtful younger brother Paulie (Conor Dubin) are both fired from their jobs as waiters at an Italian restaurant in Brooklyn. They join up with two of their neighborhood friends, Pete (Daniel Margotta) and Dom (John Palumbo) to start up a bookie business with a 20,000-dollar loan. The group has a rocky start, but soon acquires some help from a partner in Coney Island and expands into more complicated illegal activites. Local crime boss Santo Minieri (Joe Viterelli) develops an interest in the new business and soon takes Angelo up as his protégé. Santo's biological son, Vinny (Joesph D'Onofrio), is angered by his father's choice and seems headed for destruction. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • William DeMeo
    William DeMeo - Angelo
  • Conor Dubin
    Conor Dubin - Paulie
  • Daniel Margotta
    Daniel Margotta - Pete
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    John Palumbo - Dom
  • Joe Viterelli
    Joe Viterelli - Santo Minieri
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