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Strictly Sinatra (2002)

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Release Date: Jun 1, 2002 Wide

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A nobody walks a dangerous path in a bid to become a big-shot in this gritty drama from the United Kingdom. Tony Cocozza (Ian Hart) is a small-time Scottish vocalist with a gimmick -- he loves the music of Frank Sinatra, and his repertoire consists almost entirely of songs associated with Ol' Blue Eyes. While Tony has a good voice and can bring off Sinatra's material quite well, he's a clueless nebbish offstage and hasn't been able to advance his career beyond the bottom rungs of the Scottish

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Drama, Comedy

Peter Capaldi

Aug 27, 2002

Universal Focus

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All Critics (14) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (3) | DVD (12)

Strictly Sinatra is certainly better than mediocre and it's often quite entertaining, but it's not precisely cause for a stampede to the video store.

February 21, 2003 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
Apollo Guide

A smalltime flick in which a smalltime crooner accidentally becomes a smalltime hood.

August 22, 2002 Full Review Source: Film Freak Central
Film Freak Central

Kind of like 'Swingers' but with colorful Scottish accents!

August 10, 2002 Full Review Source: Montreal Film Journal
Montreal Film Journal

Capaldi has found a neat way to stand the mafia movie genre on its head at times.

August 9, 2002 Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope
Laramie Movie Scope

By the time Sinatra turns into GoodFellas, you'll have likely given up on the whole affair.

August 4, 2002 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
Filmcritic.com

Loaded down with gritty Glasgow atmosphere and authenticity, and works so well as an ensemble piece.

June 22, 2001 Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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Somewhat surreal sweet fairytale of a young amateur crooner coerced into the criminal Glasgow gangster underworld.
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