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Capone (1975)

 -  Biography | Crime | Drama  -  16 April 1975 (USA)
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The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years. Unusually, briefly covering the years after Capone was imprisoned. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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A lot of the violence had to be trimmed to avoid an X rating. Moreover, some of the profanity also had to be toned down in order to secure an R rating. See more »

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In the movie, the last time Frank Nitti saw Capone was in 1946. The real Nitti killed himself in 1943. See more »

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Capone: I'll crap on your grave, Weiss.
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References The Fighting Buckaroo (1926) See more »

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Interesting look on the life of Al Capone.
15 October 2003 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

I found Capone to be a very interesting film. The action scenes were well staged and the acting was surprisingly good. Ben Gazzara was excellent as Capone. He managed to capture Al Capone's VD induced psychosis very well. It's a shame that this film was never put out on video in the US. Unlike most biopics, I found this one to be very entertaining. Yo, check out Stallone as Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti

Recommended, if you can find it.

B+


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