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The Brothers Rico (1957)

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A retired mob accountant is drawn back in when his brothers, who have recently made a hit for the organization, decide to go to the authorities.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Eddie Rico
Dianne Foster ...
Alice Rico
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Norah Malaks Rico
Larry Gates ...
Sid Kubik
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Mrs. Rico
Lamont Johnson ...
Peter Malaks
Harry Bellaver ...
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Gino Rico
Paul Dubov ...
Phil
Rudy Bond ...
Charlie Gonzales
Richard Bakalyan ...
Vic Tucci
William Phipps ...
Joe Wesson
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Storyline

Eddie Rico has been the book-keeper of an important Mafia boss but now he is an honest merchant and lives with his family in Florida. Everything changes when the police starts to search for his brothers. Now Eddie sees himself forced to get in touch with the Mafia again. Written by Volker Boehm

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Three hunted men and their desperate women...

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Crime | Film-Noir | Drama

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Release Date:

September 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hyänen der Straße  »

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Trivia

Final film of Mimi Aguglia. See more »

Quotes

Alice Rico: Darling, I'm not blaming you. You had no choice.
Eddie Rico: Oh, but I did have a choice twenty years ago. When Kubik offered me that job, I should have thrown it in is face. He showed me a plush-lined rat hole, and I crawled in it and made it my home!
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Version of Bratya Riko (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Fall in Love
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Written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler (1933)
Sung and hummed by Richard Conte in bathroom while shaving
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I'm glad this was finally on
26 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had requested it for almost two years over on TCM's suggest a movie site. It's also being released to DVD as part of a film noir collection due out in November. Being a big fan of James Darren, he was the biggest reason for my interest in this film but it's also a pretty good film. Richard Conte is a good lead with Dianne Foster as his worried wife. Kathryn Grant and James Darren would play a couple a year later in Gunman's Walk also directed by Karlson. James Darren's two scenes as the youngest brother make you wish they had continued casting him in these types of roles, although I like the first two Gidget movies. Anyway Thank you TCM for showing this.


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