Amongst Friends (1993) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Amongst Friends (1993)



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Movie Info

This film is set in an affluent Long Island neighborhood, the home of boyhood chums Patrick McGaw, Steve Partavecchio, and Joseph Lindsay. With too much time on their hands, the kids turn to crime for "kicks." Events snowball into a climactic life-or-death drug deal, which threatens to end in disaster.


David Stepkin
as Trattner
Chris Santos
as Young Andy
Michael Leb
as Young Trevor
Christian Thom
as Young Billy
Lou Cantelmo
as Andy's Father
Martin Haber
as Jack's Crew
Jerry Leonard
as Andy's Grandfather
Peter Papageorgiou
as Young Wiseguy
Greg Bernardi
as Poker Player
Lou Bernardi
as Poker Player
Stan Schwartz
as Arnie the Jeweler
Charles Mattina
as Poker Player
Adam Montalbano
as Kid in Fight
Jay Gordon
as Billy's Father
Michael T. Weiss
as Drug Dealer
Andy Weiss
as Kid at Door
Hayley Guzman
as Girl on Couch
Richard Mangogna
as Driver Narc
James Biberi
as Passenger Narc
Maddi Amato
as Stenographer
Mort Carr
as Attorney
Rob Weiss
as Bobby
Chris James
as Mitch the Dealer
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Critic Reviews for Amongst Friends

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (5)

Mr. Weiss is more successful in introducing these people and setting them in motion than he is in allowing sharp, revealing details to emerge from the turmoil that surrounds them.

May 20, 2003 | Rating: 2.5/5

In the final analysis, Amongst Friends works not because it's an expose of upscale, suburban violence and drug use, but because it takes the time to develop its characters so that the events which swirl around them involve us.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Amongst Friends would love to be a Mean Streets for the '90s, and its Long Island streets may be mean enough, but here they're barely semi-tough.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Rob Weiss's Amongst Friends, a gangster rites-of-passage tale, owes much to Mean Streets and Goodfellas -- reminiscing voice-overs, bustling hand-held camera, boys bonding and boiling over -- but it has its own slender charm.

November 28, 2017 | Full Review…

In this Jewish Mean Streets, Weiss substituts Scorsese's Italian lowlifes with upper-middle class Jewish youngsters who don't drift into crime but rather choose it consciously as a way of life.

April 26, 2006 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

boring indie crap

February 22, 2006 | Rating: 1/5

Audience Reviews for Amongst Friends

A personal favorite.

Leo L
Leo L

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