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Capone (1975)

R  |   |  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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The man who made the twenties roar! Now, after 45 years, his true story can be told! See more »

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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 »

Goofs

Al Capone's scar was not caused by broken glass from a window but a knife wound in an argument between him and Frank Gallucio over a remark he made to Gallucio's sister Lena at the Harvard Inn on Coney Island in 1917. See more »

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Capone: I'll crap on your grave, Weiss.
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Edited from The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967) See more »

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Now available to view on HULU.COM
11 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Several reviewers have mentioned that this movie is hard to find. It is currently available on HULU.COM. Unfortunately you have to watch a few commercials, but the good news is that the copy is excellent. The characters are well developed and the pace is quick. While I would not say that the plot is overly realistic, it is worth watching. If you are looking for an engrossing, albeit brutal, diversion then this is the fare for you. Definitely NOT FOR CHILDREN. One of Sylvester Stallone first movie appearance and well acted by him. The other characters offer excellent performances as well. You will recognize many character actors in this ensemble cast. Hope you all enjoy this nearly classic mob movie.


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