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Avenging Angelo (2002)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  11 August 2004 (France)
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A woman (Madeleine Stowe) who has just discovered she is the daughter of a murdered Mafia chieftain (Anthony Quinn) seeks revenge, with the aide of her Father's faithful bodyguard (Sylvester Stallone).



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A woman who has recently discovered that she is the daughter of Angelo, a major mafia boss, decides to wreak vengeance when he is killed by a hitman. She's aided by his faithful bodyguard, with whom she soon falls in love. Written by Jason

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Her life is his job.

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Rated R for some language and sexual content | See all certifications »



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Release Date:

11 August 2004 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Angelon kosto  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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Anthony Quinn and Madeline Stowe play father and daughter here. In the 1990 film "Revenge", Quinn and Stowe played husband and wife. See more »


When Jennifer says to Frankie that an Allieghieri will never bow down, Frankie says he wished he never said that to her. In fact, it was Angelo who told her that in his DVD message. See more »


Frankie Delano: I believe there's a possible exception to every rule in a book.
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Nooo! Why why why Sly...
5 January 2007 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I sure hope this is director Marty Burke's last feature, because unless he had a gun to his head and was forced to follow an erratic script, he's not doing a very good job.

The movie is a mishmash of incoherent, illogical, unfounded scenes that brings it no flow and no credibility whatsoever (not even as a comedy). Stallone is actually pretty good and Stowe tries although she stumbles severely.

I can see some good intentions of making this a romantic comedy, but it just fails utterly. The comedy isn't very funny and the romance isn't really coming across.

Poor Sylvester who just winds up with directors who make crap of his every non-action-movie-attempt. Unfortunately Sly, you and the soundtrack are the best things about this movie!

Rest in peace Anthony!

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