• The Dukes (2008)

The Dukes

Release Date: November 14th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Once one of the most popular doo-wop duos in the 1960s, Danny (Robert Davi) and George (Chazz Palminteri) now barely make a living in the music business. While their loyal manager (Peter Bogdanovich) struggles to find them gigs, Danny and George decide to boost their bank accounts the old-fashioned way: burglary. Hearing about a shady dentist's stash of gold fillings, the men prepare to pull off a heist.

Cast: Robert Davi, Chazz Palminteri, Peter Bogdanovich, Miriam Margolyes, Elya Baskin, Melora Hardin, Frank D'Amico, Bruce Weitz

Director: Robert Davi

Genres: Comedy drama

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    From the Emeralds doing "Acapella" to Davi himself taking the lead on "So Much in Love," The Dukes is damn near impossible to resist. show more

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    This mildly engaging comedy drama has enough quirky charms to compensate for its rough spots. show more

  • 75
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    After starting with a lackluster introduction and a by-the-numbers heist sequence, the film concludes with an upbeat and appealing final act that recalls "Big Night." show more

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