Dear Mr. Wonderful (Ruby's Dream) (1982)





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This German film tells a purely about Ruby Dennis (Joe Pesci , a Jewish bowling alley/nightclub manager in New Jersey. Despite his tacky surroundings, Ruby convinces himself that he's just about to hit the big time in Las Vegas. It takes him 100 minutes to realize that he's never going to be any better off than he is now. Just tap your bowling shoes together three times and say, "There's no place like Jersey." Tony Martin shows up in the film's highlight, a dream sequence in which a handful of songs co-written by star Pesci are featured. Dear Mr. Wonderful was released to video as Ruby's Dream. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
Comedy , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Joe Pesci
as Ruby Dennis
Frank Vincent
as Louie the Lock
Ronald Maccone
as Maurice
Ed O'Ross
as Glenn
Ben Dova
as Ben
Tony Martin
as Himself
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A low-budget film about the 'American Dream' shot in West Germany during the early 1980s; written, directed, and funded by Germans yet performed by English-speaking Americans is strangely off-kilter in its sensibilities, which makes it both quite bad and quite interesting.

Lee Mayo
Lee Mayo

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