When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the sacred code of silence. Written by
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The syndicate. Genovese. Anastasia. Luciano. Masseria. Lucchese. Maranzano. The way they lived - The way they died.
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Did You Know?
Some one hundred actual convicts worked as extras and background artists in the movie due to a special agreement between the production and the Sing Sing Prison made prior to principal photography. See more
As Valachi drives during his first job in 1930, a 1960s Ford is in the left lane next to him. See more
Referenced in Munich