About the film
Spike of Bensonhurst
Release Date: November 11, 1988
|Slogan||:||«One kid's fight for the respect of the neighborhood.»|
|Production Companies||:||FilmDallas Pictures|
|Producers||:||David Weisman, Leonard Finger, Nelson Lyon, Jane Holzer, Michael Maiello, Mark Silverman, Kevin Dowd, Sam Grogg, Ernest Z. Frausto, Marcus McWaters|
|Writers||:||Paul Morrissey, Paul Morrissey, Alan Bowne|
Spike Fumo is an Italian kid apsiring to be a boxer. He falls in love with a rich girl, who turns out to be the daughter of a Mafia boss. Spike is threatened to leave Bensonhurst by the mob, and then goes to a poverty-stricken Puerto Rican part of Brooklyn.