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The Don's Analyst (1997)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  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

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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National Lampoon's The Don's Analyst  »

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The classic spoof on psychiatry with a twist.
21 October 1999 | by (Las Vegas NV) – See all my reviews

This is a very funny movie. "Analyze This" is a ripoff of this movie. This movie, unlike "Analyze This" is funny, while not 'clubbing' you with obvious and lame jokes. If you want idiot comedy, this movie is not it. If you want to laugh at psychiatrist, and their affect on life; this is your movie. This movie makes some very good points about shrinks, life in general, movies about the mafia, and what might happen if the movie mafia and shrinks got together. If you like National Lampoon, Monty Python, Andy Kaufman type humor; you will like this movie.


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