FILM 1383: MYSTIC PIZZA
TRIVIA: Debut theatrical feature film of actor-writer Matt Damon.Ben Affleck also auditioned for the film.
Mystic Pizza is a real pizza parlor, located at 55 West Main St. in Mystic, Connecticut. Writer Amy Holden Jones was vacationing in Mystic one summer, saw the pizza parlor and was inspired to write the story. After the movie came out, the real Mystic Pizza shop became so popular, lines would stretch to the sidewalk and patrons would regularly steal mementos from the restaurant.
Breakthrough film role of American actress Julia Roberts.