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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His crazy ways had the family climbing the walls. Then one night his blood brothers drove him up it! See more »

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1974 (West Germany)  »

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Crazy Joe... matón  »

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Trivia

In the opening of "Crazy Joe," Gallo is sitting in a theater watching a black and white film, repeating the dialogue of one character. The film is "Kiss of Death," and the character is Tommy Udo, played by Richard Widmark. This was Widmark's breakout role, the one that made him a star. Joey Gallo is said to have adopted the fictional Tommy Udo as his role model, an example of life imitating art. See more »

Goofs

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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Enjoyable movie from the 70's NY gangster movie era
27 March 2015 | by (San Fernando Valley/L.A.) – See all my reviews

Enjoyable movie from the 70's NY gangster movie era. This movie does capture of some essence of life in the boroughs of New York city.

Also, the review form "WarnersBrother from Florida", is by-far, the best and even gives us some actual facts of this story/movie, that is based upon the true story of the Gallo Brothers and particularly "Crazy" Joe Gallo.

The WORST is by "fedor8 from Serbia". "fedor8 from Serbia" writes his review as the movie was made and written by the actors in the film. Come on "fedor8 from Serbia" your opinions is pure asinine. He fails to realize this movie is made over 40 years ago, in the early 70's.


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