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Released on January 12 of 1990 in the USA, "Downtown" (also known as "Pronti a tutto") is an Action/Comedy film directed by Richard Benjamin . Anthony Edwards is starring, alongside Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano, David Clennon and Art Evans.

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Who is the director of "Downtown":

Downtown was directed by Richard Benjamin, an American actor, and director.

Before directing Downtown, Richard Benjamin had directed My Stepmother Is an Alien, released in 1988, Little Nikita (1988), The Money Pit (1986), City Heat (1984), My Favorite Year (1982). Since, he directed Mermaids, released in 1990, Milk Money (1994).

What was the release date of "Downtown":

Downtown was initally released in the United States on Friday, January 12, 1990. Also released on this day were Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (dir. Jeff Burr) and Internal Affairs (dir. Mike Figgis). This was thirty (30) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, May 23, 1990 in France and on Thursday, August 16, 1990 in Australia.

What is the cast of "Downtown":

At the casting of Downtown we find Anthony Edwards, previously seen in How I Got Into College (1989) and Miracle Mile (1988); Forest Whitaker (Johnny Handsome (1989), Bird (1988)); Penelope Ann Miller (Miles from Home (1988), Big Top Pee-wee (1988)) [ more... ]

  • Anthony Edwards and Forest Whitaker also appeared together in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, released in 1982.
  • Anthony Edwards and Kimberly Scott can be seen in The Client, released in 1994.
  • David Clennon and Anthony Edwards also appeared together in Playing by Heart, released in 1998.
  • Ron Canada and Penelope Ann Miller also appeared in Adventures in Babysitting, released in 1987.

What is the Storyline of "Downtown":

Police Officer Alex Kearney (Edwards) is a patrolman in a rich plush suburb of Philadelphia until he stops an important businessman and his story of the incident is not believed. He is sent to work Downtown, the most dangerous, crime filled precinct in the city. Everyone there is sure that this 'by the book' suburb pampered cop is going to get himself and whoever is assigned as his partner, killed. Sergeant Dennis Curren (Whitaker) draws the unfortunate 'babysitting' assignment but when Alex's best friend [...]

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