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Crossing The Mob (1988)

This 1988 made-for-television movie was originally titled Philly Boy and featured former It’s Your Move and The Hogan Family star Jason Bateman as gutsy 18-year-old high school dropout Philly Patillo, who is left struggling to make ends meet after he’s forced to take responsibility for his high school sweetheart, Michelle (Maura Tierney) and their 18-month-old son.

He’s drawn into a life of violent crime after Mafia boss Anthony D’Amato (Sly’s brother, Frank Stallone) offers him a job on the waterfront – but has a change of heart.

However, his mission to extricate himself from the criminal underworld proves difficult.

Phillip “Philly” Patillo
Jason Bateman
Michelle
Maura Tierney
Lucy Conte
Patti D’Arbanville
Ralphie
Evan Mirand
Al
Michael Manasseri
Joey
Billy Gallo
Anthony D’Amato
Frank Stallone

Director
Steven Hilliard Stern