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The Godson (1998)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  6 October 1998 (USA)
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After the death of his older brother, Giuseppe "The Guppy" Calzone (Kevin McDonald) becomes head of the Calzone Mob Family. His aging father (Dom DeLuise) knows his son is not cut out for ... See full summary »

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Guppy Calzone (as Kevin Hamilton McDonald)
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Bugsy
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Mama Calzone
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Goldy
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Sunny Calzone (as Bob 'The Sicilian Salami' Hoge)
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Maitre D' (as John La Motta)
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After the death of his older brother, Giuseppe "The Guppy" Calzone (Kevin McDonald) becomes head of the Calzone Mob Family. His aging father (Dom DeLuise) knows his son is not cut out for the job, so he sends him to "Mafia University." The head of a rival Mafia Family (Rodney Dangerfield) sees this an opportunity to strike and bring the Calzone Family to its knees. Surrounded by danger, double-crossing and pasta, THE GODSON proves that some wise guys just aren't so smart. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for violence, language, crude sex-related humor and drug content | See all certifications »
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'Guppy' Calzone: If this is about the other night... I just wanted to see how pantyhose would look on me.
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References The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) See more »

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I'm Happy You Don't Love Me Anymore
Written by Roy Rede
Performed by Roy Rede
Vocals by Julia Winger Quay
Song © 1997 Roy Rede
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Silly, yet amusing parody
12 April 2002 | by (Tel Aviv, Israel) – See all my reviews

I have seen better parodies on the Godfather trilogy. This one is cute and harmless. It has a couple of funny jokes, but basically the movie doesn't deliver what it should. This movie is more of TV movie you catch while sitting bored at bed with the flew, looking for something to cheer you up. That is what happened to me. I find it extremely difficult to realize who will go to see it at the cinema or rent it on DVD. I don't think the lead was so good, maybe if they would bring someone more experienced to play the lead the movie would be what 'spaceballs' is to 'star wars'.

I liked the burp scene... :) 6 of 10


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