The rise and fall of a Mafia gangster, based on the life of murdered New York gangster "Crazy" Joey Gallo.

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Joe
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Anne
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Willy
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Coletti
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Falco
Carmine Caridi ...
Jelly
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Mannie
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Chick
Franco Lantieri ...
Nunzio
Louis Guss ...
Fausto Tozzi ...
Frank
Guido Leontini ...
Angelo
Mario Erpichini ...
Danny
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The rise and fall of a Mafia gangster, based on the life of murdered New York gangster "Crazy" Joey Gallo.

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Who was Crazy Joe? Ask the cops. They knew him well. See more »

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Film debut for Henry Winkler. See more »

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In the scene where an artist is using a bridge as the subject of his painting, what he's painting doesn't match the view he has of the bridge. The span of the bridge in the painting goes in the opposite direction of the actual bridge. See more »

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Very underrated film
22 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A great little period piece from the mid 70's. It follows the story of "Crazy" Joe Gallo. Peter Boyle is fabulous as Joe and the film also has Eli Wallach,Fred Williamson and Paula Prentiss. Eli Wallach plays a crime boss and steals every scene(as usual)that he is a part of. I think the film is not a "Godfather" ripoff as some have suggested,this film has a totally different feel to it. This is a gritty,hip almost an exploitation feel to it and not just because it has Fred Williamson in a supporting role. Great cars,music,clothes and a great look at the wonderful,colorful time that was the 70's. If you haven't seen this flick,be sure to check it out. Playing now(8-22-09)on Crackle,it is worth a couple hours of your time. If you are a fan of gangster films,70's exploitation films or just good old drama and action,this is one film that you may not have heard of that definitely is worth a look. Peace.


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