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Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (1988)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 17 April 1988
True story of Al Capone's notorious hitman.

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Renata Vanni
Michael Collins
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Pat Renella
Lynn Tufeld
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True story of Al Capone's notorious hitman.

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Anna: My husband left me because I couldn't give him any children. And if we marry, I can't give you any children either, Frank.
Frank Nitti: [pulls her even closer to him] Then we won't have children.
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Surprisingly Well Done
27 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I say surprisingly well done because it came to the tube in less than a year after DePalma's Untouchables, which took liberties, but is still a classic. This film is risky for the time it hit television in 1988. It told Nitti's life truthfully. It's a great film...and I recommend it to anyone who likes LaPaglia or the genre!! It has a self destructive character quality: Loyalty was Nitti's downfall. The way he died possibly saved a few lives, starting with his families. Everyone knows Nitti died, but to see how, see the film.It's directed well, but the Capone character comes off like a cartoon. The actor playing Al seems WAY too dependent on Nitti. Well acted by all. Nobody can watch this and be let down.


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