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Blood Ties (1986)

Il cugino americano (original title)
An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.

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Julian Salina
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Judge Guiliano Salina
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Mark Ciuni
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Louisa Masseria
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Vincenzo Ammirati
Angelo Infanti ...
Romano
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Sara Salina
Ricky Tognazzi ...
Riccardo
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Joseph Salina
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Caterina Ammirati
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Joey, New York Goon #1
James Andronica ...
Jimmy, New York Goon #2
Anita Bartolucci ...
Louisa's Secretary
Loris Bazzocchi ...
Umberto
Calogero Buttà ...
Tony
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An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.

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Blood Ties  »

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Too much violence and killing in a low budget film
26 May 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This movie is about the greed and power of a bunch of gangsters in the mafia from Sicily. They kill and torture people by blowing up cars and buildings in sick and disturbing ways. The characters are really crappy and the direction is really bad. Don't watch it.


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