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Tre uomini e una gamba (1997)

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

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Aldo ...
Giovanni ...
Giacomo ...
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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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27 December 1997 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Tri muškarca i noga  »

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Trivia

In the scene when the four protagonists are trying to recover the leg from the Moroccans, they use masks of italian presidents, that's a spoof reference of Point Break. See more »

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Spoofs Marrakech Express (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Vesti la giubba
from "I pagliacci"
Written by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performed by Paul Turner
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An exhilarating experience.
13 February 2000 | by See all my reviews

The three (four with Mrs. Massironi) best actor-comedians in the Italian performing arts scene decided to make a movie. And it is a blessing. It is just as if you were at one of their live performances: exhilarating. It almost work as a movie (and not only as an excuse for the trio to perform), and the additional possibilities of the new media are used (along with their performance and excellent lines) to create more and more fun.


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