Made in Chinatown (2019)

Chinese guy "Vinny" Chow's haphazard and hilarious efforts to join the Italian Mafia to earn some respect, to get the love of an Italian girl, and to find his identity in the only city in the world where you can be whatever you want. Well.

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Mark V Wiley
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Updated: 8 May 2019
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Celia Au ... Suzie Wong
Raymond J. Barry ... Sean O'Greedy
Vincent Pastore ... Amadore Condimento
Joseph D'Onofrio ... Donny the Baker
William DeMeo ... Produce Joe
James Lew ... Lew
Tony Darrow ... Al Capella
Shuya Chang ... May wong
Kristoffe Brodeur ... Italian Mobster #3
Paul Borghese ... Frankie Brows
Francesca Ruscio ... Reporter
Chris Caldovino ... Paulie
Meng Lo ... Hung Phat
Theresa Moriarty ... Tina Di Pocco
Lucky Harmon ... Italian Mobster #2
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Storyline

In New York City, Canal Street divides Little Italy and Chinatown, and a bridge separates Manhattan from Brooklyn. But they don't stop a turf war from erupting among Italian and Chinese organized crime syndicates.There's Manhattan mob boss Al Capella, Brooklyn mob boss Amador Condimento and Chinatown Triad boss Hung Phat. They're all involved in the underbelly of the condiments trade. The illegal trafficking of oils, spices, and herbs has been around for centuries, begun by the great Italian explorer Marco Polo-and its very serious business for these crime families. Recently, they've been trying to move in on each other's turf and tensions are high. And when a Chinese guy starts poking around and tries to join the MOB, the double-crossing begins.Despite being Chinese, young "Vinny" Chow embarks on a personal quest to join the Italian mob so he can get the Italian girl of his dreams, Tina Di Pocco, who only dates Wiseguys. In his many attempts to prove himself mob-worthy, Vinny is ... Written by Mark V Wiley

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Country:

USA

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

2019 (USA) See more »

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New York, USA See more »

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$1,700,000 (estimated)
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The story "Made in Chinatown" was in part inspired by writer Mark V. Wiley's love of elements in four films: The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), The Freshman (1990), and Kiss Me, Guido (1997). This was merged with his obsession with the Shaw Bros. classic '80s kung-fu flicks, featuring Meng Lo and Feng Lu. See more »

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