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Bugsy Malone (1976)

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

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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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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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15 September 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anilikoi rififides (Bagsy Malone)  »

Box Office

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

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Every child actor working on the movie had to have an individual medical approval and working license. The official paperwork to allow children to work in the movie was mountainous. More than thirty-three English councils were involved as well as bureaucracy in New York and Los Angeles. See more »

Goofs

When Fat Sam's gang sings "Bad Guys", just after Snake Eyes says, "Look at me, I'm dancing," a broomstick appears to the right of Mario's barber shop which is not in the previous shot. 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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Referenced in Despicable Me 2 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

You Give A Little Love
(uncredited)
Written by Paul Williams
Performed 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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