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Tre uomini e una gamba (1997)

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Three friends cross Italy by car in order to deliver their boss his dog and a wooden leg.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aldo ...
Aldo Baglio / Gangster #1 / Leather jacket guy in 'Biglietto Amaro'
Giovanni ...
Giovanni Storti / Gangster #2 - Johnny / Conductor in 'Biglietto Amaro'
Giacomo ...
Giacomo Poretti / Gangster #3 - Giacomo / Old man in 'Biglietto Amaro'
...
Chiara
Carlo Croccolo ...
Cecconi, father in law
Maria Pia Casilio ...
Cecconi's wife
Luciana Littizzetto ...
Giuliana
Gaetano Amato
Margherita Antonelli
Saturno Brioschi
Giorgio Centamore
Mohamed El Sayed ...
(as Mohamed El Saied)
Cesare Gallarini
Gianfranco Margarita
Eleonora Mazzoni ...
Aldo's wife
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Storyline

Three friends leave Milan by car heading south. Two of them are married to two sisters, the third one is going to marry the third sister. The marriage is going to take place in the villa of their vulgar but very rich father in law. They are also bringing him a work of modern art: a wooden leg worth millions even if it doesn't look like it. During the journey everything happens: the future groom falls in love with another woman, the leg is lost to a team of Moroccoian football players and then given back and a dog, belonging to the old man, is lost. The father in law gets angrier and angrier and when they get in front of the villa, he is waiting for them with a shotgun in his hands... Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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Release Date:

27 December 1997 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Tri muškarca i noga  »

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ITL 31,416,029,000 (Italy)
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Trivia

The football match on the seashore is a spoof reference to Marrakech Express (1989), where a similar match is played in the Morocco desert. The stake for the old match is an exhaust pipe (relevant to the movie); in the new match the game's stake is the leg in the title, but the other post of that goal is an exhaust pipe. See more »

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Spoofs Point Break (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Vesti la giubba
from "I pagliacci"
Written by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performed by Paul Turner
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This was hillarious
10 June 2003 | by (NYC, NY) – See all my reviews

From the beggining the movie takes a cooky turn with and "Italian" explanation of the JFK murder, follwed by humour that is fun, witty, and at times charming. Though I do not recommend this film to people who have not been exposed to italian culture, and speak the language, the film itslef is a breath of fresh air to come out of Italy.


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