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The Lords of Flatbush (1974)

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:
Jane Bradshaw
Maria Smith ...
Frannie Malincanico
Renee Paris ...
Annie Yuckamanelli (as Reneé Paris)
Paul Jabara ...
Bruce Reed ...
Mike Mambo
Frank Stiefel ...
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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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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According to Stallone, Robert De Niro was in talks for a role in the film but left to do Bang the Drum Slowly (1973). See more »


One of the students scrawls an off-color remark on blackboard in huge letters but when teacher erases it, it is in much small letters. See more »


Stanley Rosiello: [shopping for an engagement ring] You want a ring? I got a ring for ya. In my bathtub.
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Messy amateurish fifties type fun
14 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is not a slick movie. It looks like it was made with cheap handheld cameras, and probably was. The movie is primarily interesting due to the future stars seen here. This was Henry Winkler's first big movie as a greaser type ( this character was NO Fonzie ). Sylvester Stallone is his typical mumbly early self ( I vote for subtitles on his speaking parts on his first 6 Nothing really much happens, just an hour and a half of greaser posing and vague wonderings about "futures". Only interesting from a historical perspective. Not reaslly strongly recommended.

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