The Lord's of Flatbush (1974)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  20 May 1975 (Sweden)
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A group of kids in Brooklyn form a gang. From this moment on they do everything together. This makes things easier but at the same time they have to face new problems.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
David 'Chico' Tyrell
Butchey Weinstein
Paul Mace ...
Wimpy Murgalo
Jane Bradshaw
Maria Smith ...
Frannie Malincanico
Renee Paris ...
Annie Yuckamanelli (as Reneé Paris)
Paul Jabara ...
Crazy Cohen
Bruce Reed ...
Mike Mambo
Frank Stiefel ...
Arnie Levine
Martin Davidson ...
Mr. Birnbaum
Joe Stern ...
Ruth Klinger ...
Mrs. Tyrell
Joan Neuman ...
Miss Molina
Dolph Sweet ...
Mr. Rosiello


A group of kids in Brooklyn form a gang. From this moment on they do everything together. This makes things easier but at the same time they have to face new problems. Written by Volker Boehm

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Comedy | Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

20 May 1975 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

The Lords of Flatbush  »

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$160,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Sylvester Stallone stated that his payment for his role was 25 free t-shirts. See more »


The movie is set in 1957 but the motorcycle Chico is riding is a 1966 Harley Davidson FLH. See more »


Stanley Rosiello: If you ever show my girl a ring like that again, you know what's gonna be written on your tombstone? "I was dumb enough to show Frannie Malincanico a $1600 ring," ya got that?
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A must see film for nostalgia fans
10 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is Grease without the pop music, the glitz of commercialism or the poor costumes. One thing that makes any stage or movie production is the ability of the watcher to believe that the characters are actually not acting, but living the part they portray. Lords of the Flatbush fulfils this criteria as the audience is taken back to the 1950's. Strangely enough, the 1950's wasn't all about driving around in pink Cadillacs and wall to wall Elvis Presley. Lives had to be led life had to be faced, complete with it's problems and struggles. This wonderfully understated film shows all that and more. If you liked the idea of Grease, but found that it's presentation was about as believable as rocking horse droppings, then this film will satisfy your need much more than it's more celebrated counterpart can ever do.

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