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The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)

 -  Comedy  -  28 May 1980 (France)
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A man with a fixation on Humphrey Bogart gets plastic surgery to make him look exactly like Bogart. Then he changes his name to Sam Marlowe (after Sam Spade and Phillip Marlowe, two of ... See full summary »

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Robert Sacchi ...
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Hakim
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Gena
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Elsa
Misty Rowe ...
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Commodore Anastas
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Mr. Zebra
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Lt. Bumbera (as Dick Bakalyan)
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Petey Cane
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Teresa Anastas
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Mr. Chevalier
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A man with a fixation on Humphrey Bogart gets plastic surgery to make him look exactly like Bogart. Then he changes his name to Sam Marlowe (after Sam Spade and Phillip Marlowe, two of Bogart's most famous characters), hires a ditzy blonde secretary, and opens up a detective agency. His first case is one that would do Bogie proud... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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This was George Raft's final film before his death on November 24, 1980 at the age of 79. See more »

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Commodore Anastas: I have a passion for collecting.
Sam Marlow: Yeah? I have a passion for passion.
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References Key Largo (1948) See more »

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The Man with Bogart's Face
Music by George Duning
Lyrics by Andrew J. Fenady
Sung by Armando Compean (as Armando Compeán) during the opening credits
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23 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Making this short and to the point. This movie was great! I loved it! I actually picked this up at a Hollywood Video for 3 bucks on VHS and watched it about 5 times in the last couple weeks. I'm a big Bogart fan and I just latched onto this movie. I thought the song was funny and now have it as a ring tone on my phone. Robert Sacchi is great and pulls off a good Bogart. His nose is a little big, his voice is a Bogart-Columbo mix, and he does a few things that are awkward but otherwise, he was fantastic and this film was wonderful. No one can be a perfect Bogart but he was great. Remember, Sam Marlow is a fan of Bogart and isn't going to do everything he did. He mentions a lot of other movies and does some things that were never part of the real Bogart's character's. But, it's so funny and hilarious and has a great cast, including some beautiful women. Watch it and have fun!


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