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La pupa del gangster (1975)

Not Rated | | Comedy | March 1978 (USA)
A happy-go-lucky prostitute gets mixed up with the Mafia.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pupa
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Charlie Colletto
Aldo Maccione ...
Chopin
Pierre Brice ...
Commissaire adjoint Salvatore Lambelli
Nazzareno Natale ...
Frankie Bottles
Mario Maranzana ...
Police inspector
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Taxi Driver
Leopoldo Mastelloni ...
Singer in Drag
Dalila Di Lazzaro ...
Anna Chino
Ester Carloni ...
Ester
Franco Marino
Clara Colosimo ...
Porter
Renzo Marignano ...
Client of nightclub
Gianni Bonagura ...
Receptionist
Franco Cirino
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A happy-go-lucky prostitute gets mixed up with the Mafia.

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LOREN and MASTROIANNI at their fastest and funniest! See more »

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Comedy

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

March 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Poopsie & Co.  »

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1.66 : 1
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Menage a trois
Music by Piero Umiliani
Lyrics by Tom Rowe
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Terrible comedy! What is two great stars doing in this bad "R" rated comedy?
2 April 2000 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Joseph Green pictures briefly released this under the title OOPSY POOPSY with a cheap opening credit. This is a terrible, loud comedy that I don't know why the two stars did it. Loren is dubbed (like a Betty Boop voice) and sings terrible songs with cheezy soundtrack, and Mastroianni has a mustache in a poor role that should've went to some below him. The car chase is even terrible. Not recommended.


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