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The Don's Analyst (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  6 September 1997 (USA)
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Don Vito Leoni, the Godfather, is clinically depressed. The world has changed and he hasn't. He'd like to retire, but if he left the "family business" to his two idiot sons, they'd be dead ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Frankie Leoni
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Donnie Leoni
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Hood #1
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Don Vito Leoni
Howard Jerome ...
Tomaso
Louis Di Bianco ...
Salvatore
David Calderisi ...
Anthony
Lou Pitoscia ...
Tommy The Rope
George Santino ...
Paul Tondini
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Victoria Leoni
Angelica Trevena ...
Stripper
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Nicky 'Tits' (as Alan Peterson)
Gino Marrocco ...
Gino
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Dr. Julian Riceputo
Lucy Webb ...
Dr. Susan Riceputo
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Don Vito Leoni, the Godfather, is clinically depressed. The world has changed and he hasn't. He'd like to retire, but if he left the "family business" to his two idiot sons, they'd be dead in a minute. So he decides to go legit, which convinces everyone that he must be completely off the deep end. To preserve their cushy lives, his dysfuntional family conspires to get him some psycho-therepy. So his boys kidnap a "piasan" shrink and order him to "fix" their father. This film, which premired on Showtime, pre-dated the very similarly plotted "Analyze This" by over a year. Written by Cybele May

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The Godfather wants to get in touch with his feelings. Now! See more »

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Rated R for language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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6 September 1997 (USA)  »

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National Lampoon's The Don's Analyst  »

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A Laugh Out Loud Sophisticated Surprise!
24 February 2007 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Staying at a friends house in NYC and found this on his movie shelf. He's a real comedy aficionado and only buys things that stand up to repeated viewing.

Really like Kevin Pollak's stand-up and think he's an underrated actor. As far as I knew he hadn't been the star of a film yet but here he is doing himself proud!

This is a more sophisticated, smarter take on a mobster seeing a shrink then either Analyze This or That. In fact according to the date on the box this film was done first! It's chock full of fast paced scenes and funny dialogue. It's Woody-Allen-esquire in tone (who I could also see playing the shrink). But Kevin really does a great job here. Not mugging or over the top he plays it just right and is hilarious!

It's also got a really fine ensemble cast who are uniformly excellent here. Especially Robert Loggia who gives a wonderfully heartfelt and funny performance. Other standouts are the actors who play his two inept sons (The older one is a dead ringer for Matt Dillon's brother in HBO's Entourage) and SCTV's Joe Flaherty.

Totally enjoyed this film and highly recommend. I now understand why it's up their on the shelf. It's a keeper!

The only thing that doesn't make sense to me is why this is a "National Lampoon" film. It's the complete opposite of a stupid gross-out low-brow comedy. Go figure.


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