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Bloodbrothers (1978)

R  |   |  Drama  |  6 October 1978 (USA)
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A young man is torn between following in his brothers' footsteps or striking out on his own.

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Chubby De Coco
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Tommy De Coco
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Stony De Coco
Lelia Goldoni ...
Maria
Yvonne Wilder ...
Phyllis
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Banion
Floyd Levine ...
Dr. Harris
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Annette
Michael Hershewe ...
Albert
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Cheri
Paulene Myers ...
Mrs. Pitt
Gloria LeRoy ...
Sylvia
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Paulie
Peter Iacangelo ...
Malfie
Kim Milford ...
Butler
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A young man is torn between following in his brothers' footsteps or striking out on his own.

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How do you tell people you love, you love to do it on your own?

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6 October 1978 (USA)  »

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A Father's Love  »

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Although he is only 12 years older than Richard Gere, Tony Lo Bianco plays his father. See more »

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Referenced in Remote Control (1988) See more »

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Kim Milford turns in a masterful performance
28 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

Kim Milford, the greatest actor of the latter half of the 20th century, and all around American icon turns in the most under rated performance of his career. Milford, star of the classic Sci Fi film "LASERBLAST" is not held down by the weaknesses of co-star Richard Gere. In fact, the brilliance of Milford's artistry is elevated by the fact that no other actor in the film can match him.

This is an unfair criticism of Gere, since the only actor of Milford's caliber is the legendary Michael Tedesco, who's portrayal of such characters as Jellyroll and Tbob elevate him to the same level as Milford.

One must wonder how this film would have turned out if Milford was not cast. Milford, who would also be burdened with Mark Hammill in Corvette Summer has shown a long tradition of carrying films to greatness that would otherwise be destined for failure.


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