The classic gangster story of Bugsy Malone told with an all child cast.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Florrie Dugger ...
Blousey
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John Cassisi ...
Martin Lev ...
Paul Murphy ...
Leroy Smith
Sheridan Earl Russell ...
Knuckles (as Sheridan Russell)
Albin 'Humpty' Jenkins ...
Fizzy (as 'Humpty' Albin Jenkins)
Paul Chirelstein ...
Smolsky
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O'Dreary
Davidson Knight ...
Cagey Joe
Michael Jackson ...
Razamataz
Jeff Stevenson ...
Louis (as Jeffrey Stevens)
Peter Holder ...
Ritzy
Donald Waugh ...
Snake Eyes
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Storyline

A gangster movie where all the gangsters are played by children. Instead of real bullets they use "splurge guns" that cover the victim in cream. The story tells of the rise of "Bugsy Malone" and the battle for power between "Fat Sam" and "Dandy Dan". Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Every year brings a great movie. Every decade a great movie musical!


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Release Date:

15 September 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anilikoi rififides (Bagsy Malone)  »

Box Office

Gross:

SEK 7,681,000 (Sweden)
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(35 mm optical prints)| (35 mm magnetic prints)

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(Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Paul Williams wrote all the music for this film, and sang many of Bugsy's lines for Scott Baio. See more »

Goofs

A singer auditions in the 1920s with "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?", which was not published until 1931. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Fat Sam: Someone once said, "If it was raining brains, Roxy Robinson wouldn't even get wet." Roxy had spent his whole life making two and two into five, but he could smell trouble like other people could smell gas. But believe you's me, he should've never taken that blind alley by the side of Parido's Bakery. Whatever game it was everybody was playing, sure as eggs is eggs, Roxy the Weasel had been scrambled.
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Connections

Featured in Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Feeling Fine
(uncredited)
Written by Paul Williams
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A very Fun Movie for All ages!!
6 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the movie myself when I was a kid and I am 36 years old. I loved the movie and at the time I would always wish I had those hard to find legendary "Splurge Guns" as well as the peddle cars. This is a very good movie for whether or not you have kids. I still watch it and it just reminds me of my youth. If you have watched the Super Bowl last weekend you also would have noticed that in the Coke commercial they took the ending song or last song in the musical of Bugsy Malone and used it in the Coke Superbowl commercial. I believe the song was called"You give a little Love" I used to want to be Bugsy Malone and would play gangster wars with my brothers as a kid.


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