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Mafioso: The Father, the Son (2004)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  2000 (USA)
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Apparent heir to the Philadelphia Paradiso mafia family, Frank Paradiso, finds himself confronted with tough choices after an assassination attempt on his father, Don Antonio Paradiso. ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Frank Paradiso
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Vito Lupo
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Antonio Paradiso
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Danny Defino
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Sid Freeman
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Gina Paradiso
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Lisa Paradiso
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Vince Lupo
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Louie Eggs
Frank Adonis ...
Luca Veneri
Louis Lippa ...
Gus Armadino
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Paulie Hammer
William DaRuffa ...
Richie Z
Susan Moses ...
Maria Paradiso
Joe LaBarbera ...
Peter Veneri
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Apparent heir to the Philadelphia Paradiso mafia family, Frank Paradiso, finds himself confronted with tough choices after an assassination attempt on his father, Don Antonio Paradiso. Frank, family under-bossman Vito Lupo, and consiglieri Danny Defino try to find out who is responsible for usurping the family's power before they implode from their own internal strife. Written by Philip Steinman

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Loyalty and Honor Are the Family Way of Life ... And Death

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Rated R for language, violence, sexuality and drug use
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If you like Philly scenes, watch it. It's so bad, it's entertaining
7 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It was made in my hometown Philly, that's the only reason I watched it. That and I'm a big fan of cops & wops flicks. This one left way too much to be desired with respect to the overall acting quality, and to hint that it could be compared to the Sopranos is ludicrous. It seemed more like a documentary in overall content presentation.

I agree with the pans it has received in the more timely comments that have been posted. For me, it was like going back to the block for a little while, and taking in the scenery. Reading some of the favorable comments it received made me wonder if the writers of same were made an offer they couldn't refuse.


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