The Whole Shebang (2003)





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Documentary filmmaker George Zaloom takes his first stab at fiction with this comedy about a family dominated both literally and figuratively by explosive personalities. Pop Bazinni (Giancarlo Gianini) is an Italian expatriate who runs his family's fireworks business in New Jersey. After his son dies in a explosion in a storage shed, Pop needs a new second in command, and his cousin, Giovanni (Stanley Tucci), is sent from Italy to help with the business, though Giovanni was chosen less for his … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: George Zaloom
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 26, 2005
Lions Gate Films



as Giovanni Bazinni

as Pop Bazinni

as Contessa Bazinni

as Joey Zito

as Maria

as Father Jerry

as Andrea Martelli

as Anthony Zito

as Bobby Bazinni

as Arturo Bazinni

as Ronaldo Bazinni
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All Critics (2)

Frankly I've very little idea what to make of this exceedingly weird and consistently mawkish rom-com.

Full Review… | July 3, 2005

August 11, 2002
Boxoffice Magazine

Audience Reviews for The Whole Shebang

Could be better...

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

Loved this movie...perhaps because of its emphasis on family above all!? Great cast and supporting cast.

Teresa S

Super Reviewer

One of those play-it-safe, keep it light, stay under budget, but still have decent actors and try to at least slightly please everyone, made-for-television pictures. I'm not complaining.


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