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Release Date:
19 December 1974 (USA) See more »
Fingered by The Godfather, Nailed by... The Executioner See more »
Mimi Miceli Jr. is, the son of a Mafia don who was exiled back to Sicily. He wants to get back into... See more » | Add synopsis »
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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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

George 'Buck' Flower ... Vince Baccari (as Buck Flower)
Richard Scarso ... Zantelli

Brigitte Maier ... Adult Film Actress (uncredited)

Directed by
Duke Mitchell 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Duke Mitchell  uncredited

Produced by
Joseph R. Juliano .... executive producer
Duke Mitchell .... producer
Original Music by
Duke Mitchell  (as Dominico Miceli)
Cinematography by
Ken Gibb (director of photography) (as Kenny Gibb)
Film Editing by
Tony Mora 
Makeup Department
Debbie Maxwell .... makeup artist
Richard Scarso .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Milo .... assistant director
Sound Department
George Eddy .... sound editor
Special Effects by
Dick Brownfield .... special effects
Harry Woolman .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank Dell .... assistant camera
Glenn Roland .... director of photography: second unit (as Glen Roland Jr.)
Mike Strong .... lighting
Music Department
Martin Dreske .... music editor
Jack Millman .... music editor
Other crew
Joseph R. Juliano .... presenter

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Duke Mitchell's Massacre Mafia Style" - USA (reissue title)
"The Executioner" - USA (video title)
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79 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Made in response to The Godfather (1972), Duke Mitchell took many of the events in this film from real life stories he heard from mob buddies while performing stage shows.See more »
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Greasy Goombas stuff their faces, talk, and and shoot each other., 6 September 2007
Author: EyeAskance from fabulous Las Vega$!

A Sicilian mob hit-man winds up in Hollywood, shooting pimps, hookers, rivals, and lackeys in one of the most deliriously gonzo grindhouse epics of the 1970s. Much time is spent on dinner conversation, wherein gut-busting hilarious dialog is delivered with little motivation(one memorably clamarous censure involving an old lady's hands is a howler of awkwardly earnest sentiment). Add to that a heaping helping of very nasty gun violence, and you've got yourself one totally screwball, and, despite itself, extremely entertaining schlock film(with a few genuinely poignant moments).

Spectacularly awful in the all best ways, and presented with out-and-out seriousness, this sacrosanct spectacle is well worth a hunt...capice?


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