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Bonanno: A Godfather's Story (1999)

The true life story of mafia boss Joesph Bonanno. The story spans from Bonanno's early beginings in Italy, to his conquests in America.

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The true life story of mafia boss Joesph Bonanno. The story spans from Bonanno's early beginings in Italy, to his conquests in America.

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Inside the heart and mind of the Mafia.

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25 July 1999 (USA)  »

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Family: The Life and Times of Joseph Bonanno  »

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The film is based on real life mafia don Joseph "bananas" bonanno. See more »

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September 10, 1931 caption of photo in NY Daily News has NY Mets Bobby Klaus sliding near catcher Vic Roznovsky of Cubs. Both players played in the 1960's. See more »

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Charlie 'Lucky' Luciano: You can't make money with a gun in your hand.
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Who is interested in mafia should see this movie !
23 February 2007 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

This movie have 4 parts and every is around 170 minutes long. Its based on true story of life of Joe Bonanno and it is telling all how he did see. So in some events we can notice that we heard different about it. Movie make you tied up for chair till the end, i think it is possible to watch all 4 in a row, and not notice i watched 2 in a row and 2 next day in a row. Acting in movie is OK in some scenes awesome but in general could be bather, but this movie is not about acting or special effects and glamor, this one show real thing and story is key to this movie. So the one who look for same spectacular Rambo/matrix/titanic movie you can skip this one. Good thing in movie is that follow the main story so you will not have long and boring love scenes or any different interrupt with something not important to crime business of Bonanno.


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