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Like Father, Like Son (1974)

Mimi Miceli Jr. is, the son of a Mafia don who was exiled back to Sicily. He wants to get back into the family business and transplant it from New York to Hollywood. After the kidnapping ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Duke Mitchell ...
Mimi Miceli (as Dominico Miceli)
Vic Caesar ...
Jolly Rizzo
Lorenzo Dodo ...
Don Mimi
Louis Zito ...
Chucky Tripoli (as Lou Zito)
Cara Peters ...
Liz (as Cara Salerno)
Fred Otash ...
Bones
John Strong ...
Cheech
Jimmy Williams ...
Super Spook
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Vince Baccari (as Buck Flower)
Richard Scarso ...
Zantelli
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Mimi Miceli Jr. is, the son of a Mafia don who was exiled back to Sicily. He wants to get back into the family business and transplant it from New York to Hollywood. After the kidnapping for ransom of a West Coast Mafia boss, Mimi is back in the "life." With the blessing of the local clan, Mimi attempts to takedown a Hollywood pimp named Superspook, who turns out to no easy mark.

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Fingered by The Godfather, Nailed by... The Executioner See more »

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19 December 1974 (USA)  »

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Duke Mitchell's Massacre Mafia Style  »

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Frank Sinatra was offered a role in the film. His response was "Duke, I love you but I get paid real money to do real movies." See more »

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Featured in Gone with the Pope: The Players (2015) See more »

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borderline watchable
17 February 2015 | by (Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico) – See all my reviews

The travails and exploits of a Sicilian hit-man, one could accurately refer to The Executioner as a classic example of deservedly obscure and very sleazy 70s exploitation. It's poorly written and it's badly acted. Thus, what this film really needed was more action and fewer lines. The story takes into account the rise of XXX pornography, as the main character in The Executioner considers entering into the porn industry as its taking off with the success of Deep Throat, which kind of connects the film's violent content to sex, both prime exploitation ingredients. As a 70s exploitation film, The Executioner has too much of the downside and not enough of the upside that that term carries with it. Still, for fans of borderline bad movies, it may not be a total disappointment.


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