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Federal Protection (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  15 March 2002 (USA)
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"Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the... See full summary »

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Frank Carbone / Howard Akers
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Leigh Kirkindall
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Bootsie Cavander
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Denny Kirkindall
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Sid
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Pasquale 'Patsy' Dilepsi
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Joseph Pagnozzi
Steven P. Park ...
Chong-Sung (as Steven Park)
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Marshal Donald Powers
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Marshal Chuck Sturdevant
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Marjorie Watts
Anatoly Zinoviev ...
Teddy
Michael Filipowich ...
Johnny the Face
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Gio Brogianto
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Vicky Brogianto (as Maria Yvonne Bertrand)
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"Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify against the mobsters and his life is suddenly worthless - unless he submits to going into federal protection. The FBI gives him a new name - Howard Akers - and relocates him to a sleepy middle-class suburb in Little Rock, AR. Howard catches the attention of his lovely neighbor, Leigh, a bored fund-raiser for a non-profit zoo whose husband, Dennis, is having an affair - and she knows it, but she doesn't know it's with her hot-blooded sister, Bootsie. Leigh becomes friends with the enigmatic Howard, but Dennis and Bootsie see an opportunity to earn the million-dollar bounty the mob has put on his head by turning him in to the mob. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Cool and Violent
14 May 2010 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

"Federal Protection" is a cool and violent movie.

The plot: Frankie Carbone (Assante) is a small-time hood stealing cars for a living. When a contract on his life gets botched, he is put into the witness protection program. It seems like he's safe, but he's not. Bootsie (Meyer) is a hitwoman who will stop at nothing to find him.

Armand Assante is always worth watching because of his excellent over-acting. Watch "Dot.Kill" to see what I mean. He doesn't disappoint here, with a couple classic yelling moments from Assante. Dina Meyer is very sexy in her role. The action scenes, while silly, are bloody and well-staged.

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