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Avenging Angelo (2002)

A woman who has just discovered she is the daughter of a murdered Mafia chieftain seeks revenge, with the aide of her father's faithful bodyguard.

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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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11 August 2004 (France)  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)
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Never released theatrically in the United States. Went direct to DVD. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Frankie Delano: You ever read this book?
Bruno: Have I ever read that book? Not only does that insult my intelligence but it insults my ignorance. Why would a man like me, who happens to like himself, be caught dead reading a bit of boy toy fluff like that?
Frankie Delano: Because it's a killer.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.90 (2012) See more »

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Oy
1 June 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Believe me, nobody wants to see Sly reclaim his former glory more than me, but "Avenging Angelo" ain't the way he's gonna do it. I cringed when I saw it on the shelf in the video store - Sly's second straight to video dud - but I rented this one too. "Eye See You" wasn't all that bad...he's had worse go to theaters...but "AA" is totally D.O.A. Stallone is good, but Stowe is over the top and annoying - she's trying too hard to make everything "zany" and "madcap". And the "wacky banter"

  • Sly tries to blame a farting corpse on "bloated squirrels stuck in


the walls"(???!) - is just horrible.

Many scenes are stupidly overdone - the shoe scene, the shooting the ceiling scene, the adultery scene, all those pointless romance fantasies - they're trying to be funny but that's all they are...trying. In fact, the whole movie is. I watched half of it on fast forward, stopping occasionally to see if it improved. It didn't. Even the climactic fight is lame. Sly's worst.


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