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Banana Joe (1982)

 -  Comedy  -  8 April 1982 (Italy)
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A man is living happily on an island with his family, growing bananas. When a local mobster with an eye on man's property tries to take it from him, he must go to the town for the first time to get some help.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Banana Joe
Marina Langner ...
Dorianne
Mario Scarpetta ...
Manuel
Gianfranco Barra ...
Torcillo
Enzo Garinei ...
Engineer Moreno
Gunther Philipp ...
Sarto (as Gunter Philipp)
Giorgio Bracardi ...
Sergente Martino
Gisela Hahn ...
Woman in Perfume Advertisement (as Gisela Hann)
Nello Pazzafini ...
Torcillo's Truck Driver
Carlo Reali ...
Police Captain
Salvatore Basile ...
Police Officer (as Salvo Basile)
Edy Biagetti ...
Club's Manager
Giovanni Cianfriglia ...
Torcillo's Thug
Benito Pacifico ...
Torcillo's Thug
Sergio Smacchi ...
Torcillo's Thug
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A man is living happily on an island with his family, growing bananas. When a local mobster with an eye on man's property tries to take it from him, he must go to the town for the first time to get some help.

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He's big, he's funny, he's... Banana Joe. You'll love him!

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Also Known As:

Banaani Joe  »

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References Candid Camera (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wanna Believe
(uncredited)
Written by Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis
Performed by Marina Langner
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nice movie.
9 July 2000 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Joe is a good man, that lives in a south American forest commercing bananas in surrounding villages. He doesn't have a surname, an identity document, a selling licence: this became a problem when local crime attempt to seize the bananas commerce of the state...... A good comedy, ironic (in the style of Corbucci), and with the usual iron punch of Bud Spencer! (here without his classic buddy Terence Hill).


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