29th Street
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Directed byGeorge Gallo
Written byGeorge Gallo
Frank Pesce
James Franciscus (story)
Produced byDavid Permut
CinematographySteven Fierberg
Edited byKaja Fehr
Music byWilliam Olvis
JVC Entertainment Networks
Largo Entertainment
Permut Productions
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • November 1, 1991 (1991-11-01)
Running time
101 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$2,120,564[1]

29th Street is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written and directed by George Gallo and starring Danny Aiello, Anthony LaPaglia, and Lainie Kazan. It was adapted from a story by Frank Pesce and James Franciscus (who had both co-starred in the cult thriller Killer Fish).


In 1976, Frank Pesce Jr. is a lucky man. His father, Frank Sr., is very unlucky. One day, Frank Jr. buys a lottery ticket and finds that he has a good chance of winning. But Frank Sr. has some gambling debts to the mob and they are willing to take Frank Jr.'s ticket. Frank must decide what to do with the ticket.



On Rotten Tomatoes 29th Street has an approval rating of 75% based on reviews from 12 critics.[2]


  1. ^ "29th Street". Box Office Mojo.
  2. ^ "29th Street". Rotten Tomatoes.