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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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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for language, violence, sexuality and drug use
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$900,000 (estimated)
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Out Of Limits
Written by Michael Z. Gordon
Performed by The Marketts
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the story grabbed and held my attention throughout
7 April 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at a screening and was thoroughly impressed. I was able to get comfortable with the characters very easily; the story grabbed and held my attention throughout. This is a very well put-together film. The cast was easy to warm up to, plenty of familiar faces from other films and their roles played out smoothly. The character of "Frank" (who I was not very familiar with) was played excellently and I can see him in future films for sure.

Being from the Philadelphia area, I found it easy to get into the movie and being familiar with the locations made it all the more enjoyable.

If you are into "mafia" type movies (or even if you're not), this is one movie that is worth seeing.


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