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 Valachi Papers. Fact not Fiction.
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Did You Know?
The film's opening prologue, a quote from Senator Robert F. Kennedy
, states: "Crime is a question of criminals it is not a matter of race, color or religion - Robert Kennedy when Attorney General of the United States". See more
A couple of times at the start of the movie, in the shower scene, it is clear that Charles Bronson is wearing an orange bathing suit. See more