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The Don Is Dead (1973)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  14 November 1973 (USA)
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After his mistress is savagely beaten up a Mafia leader goes after the killer with a bloody vengeance. Soon after the hunt begins, a gang war ensues.

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Don Angelo DiMorra
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Tony Fargo
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Frank Regalbuto
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Vince Fargo
Angel Tompkins ...
Ruby Dunne
Charles Cioffi ...
Luigi Orlando
Jo Anne Meredith ...
Marie
Barry Russo ...
Don Aggimio Bernardo (as J. Duke Russo)
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Mitch DiMorra
Anthony Charnota ...
Johnny Tresca
Ina Balin ...
Nella
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Joe Lucci
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Giunta (as Frank de Kova)
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Don Talusso
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Augie the Horse
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After his mistress is savagely beaten up a Mafia leader goes after the killer with a bloody vengeance. Soon after the hunt begins, a gang war ensues.

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Power built an empire. Passion destroyed it.


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14 November 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beautiful But Deadly  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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The film was made and released about one year after Marvin H. Albert's source novel of the same name had been first published in 1972. See more »


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Our Last Night
Lyrics by Carol Goldsmith
Music by Jerry Goldsmith
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ignore that nutty first guy, this is worst mob movie ever
26 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, so i saw maybe only half an hour of it in the middle, and after the first five minutes, most of that was like staring at a train wreck. a ripoff that took advantage of the godfather fever back in 70's and probably took 10 days to make. even the guy who played 'salazzo' in the G-F cashed in on this one. i didn't see any abe vigoda scenes thankfully. the acting was so bad i don't even think they took more than one take in any scene. the characters were wooden , the accents were laughable, the dialog hopeless, and i think the sets were borrowed from 'chico and the man'. movies like these are why people make fun of the 70's.


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