MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,342 this week

Hoodlum & Son (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  7 November 2006 (USA)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 105 users  
Reviews: 2 user

It's 1933, and mishievous 10-year-old Archie finds himself in the care of his father, Charlie, a reluctant gangster indebted to mob boss Benny "The Bomb" Palladino. They flee with a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1554 titles
created 08 Nov 2011
 
a list of 721 titles
created 14 Jul 2012
 
a list of 62 titles
created 22 Sep 2012
 
a list of 102 titles
created 09 Mar 2013
 
a list of 93 titles
created 04 Aug 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Hoodlum & Son" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hoodlum & Son (2003)

Hoodlum & Son (2003) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hoodlum & Son.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Set Up (1995)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Charlie Thorpe, a security systems expert, gets caught during a robbery. When he is released from jail he is hired by a bank owner to design a fool proof system during the refurbishing of a... See full summary »

Director: Strathford Hamilton
Stars: Billy Zane, Mia Sara, James Russo
Undertow (TV Movie 1996)
Action | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

After his car breaks down, Jack seeks shelter, lost in a thunderstorm in a remote shack in the woods. He finds himself held at gunpoint by a deranged mountain man who lives there with his ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Red
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Mia Sara, Charles Dance
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A princess falls in love with her father's swordsman.

Director: Jonathan Tydor
Stars: Eric Roberts, Ron Perlman, Lesley-Anne Down
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A TV documentary crew arrive on a remote island in the Philippines to film a survival special. Their back-to-the-wild adventure proves to be more terrifying than they ever could have imagined.

Director: Terence Daw
Stars: Billy Zane, Christina Cole, Natalie Mendoza
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

A daydreaming businessman named Thelonius Pitt takes a vacation in the Redwood Forests of California. The morning after he arrives, he meets a beautiful, mysterious woman named Melanie. She... See full summary »

Director: Terrell Tannen
Stars: Ned Beatty, Mia Sara, Michael Madsen
Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Victoria is a dealer in the most dangerous game. Playing conveniently into her hand is her husband and his partner, two of the dirtiest cops on the force. Gunning for her is a seductive ... See full summary »

Director: Scott McGinnis
Stars: Clayton Rohner, Mia Sara, Tim Daly
The Protector II (1998)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Soldier of fortune Ken Conway gets a job offer from his former fiancee to look into the whereabouts of a missing scientist. The scientist was working for pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Krago... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gill
Stars: Matt McColm, Annabel Schofield, Ron Perlman
Action | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

In the midst of World War 2, intelligence services from England, Germany and Russia collided in a fierce fight for the mind of Nicky Raus, a genius German Jewish scientist who's developing ... See full summary »

Director: Dmitriy Fiks
Stars: Craig Sheffer, Todd Field, Svetlana Metkina
Quiet Kill (2004)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Amy Martin (Claudia Christian), an attractive married woman and a member of the 'Country Club Tennis Set', is being neglected by her workaholic doctor husband, Jerry (Corbin Bernsen). ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Jones
Stars: Claudia Christian, Corbin Bernsen, Ron Perlman
Rats (2003)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

"The Brookdale Institute" is a mysterious, little-known hospital for the criminally insane (a fact which is kept on a need-to know basis). Brookdale has another, more lucrative facet; a ... See full summary »

Director: Tibor Takács
Stars: Sara Downing, Amy Parks, Bailey Chase
Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A disgruntled wife of a cheating husband takes off on a road trip with her husband's "other woman". The two women pick up a hitchhiker who may, or may not, be a robber and murderer on the ... See full summary »

Director: J.S. Cardone
Stars: Gil Bellows, Michelle Forbes, Mia Sara
Big Time (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Jan Egleson
Stars: Mia Sara, Dennis Boutsikaris, Adrian Pasdar
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ellen Heaven
...
Charlie Ellroy
...
'Ugly' Jim McCrae
...
Benny 'The Bomb' Palladino
...
Archie Ellroy
Emily McArthur ...
Alabama Lubitsch
Michael Richard ...
Sheriff Duggan
Russel Savadier ...
'Four Eyes' Morton
Ian Roberts ...
Earl
Karin van der Laag ...
Big 'Juicy' Lucy
Anthony Bishop ...
Gillis Johnson
Anthony Fridjhon ...
Police Chief
Charlotte Savage ...
Virginia Heaven
Thomas Savage ...
Little Jim
Cassidy Pepper ...
Becky
Edit

Storyline

It's 1933, and mishievous 10-year-old Archie finds himself in the care of his father, Charlie, a reluctant gangster indebted to mob boss Benny "The Bomb" Palladino. They flee with a suitcase of stolen money to a dustbowl town where they plan to steal the illegal fortune of "Ugly" Jim McCrae. But Charlie meets the beautiful widow Ellen Heaven, and he soon changes his priorities. Unfortunately, the Mob has made other plans... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Missing money...mobs...and mayhem

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some innuendo | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hoodlum és fia  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Ugly Jim: I take it you're not here because you've read the good reviews.
Charlie: You're right. Word of mouth brought me here- a friend's recommendation.
Ugly Jim: And what does your friend recommend?
Charlie: He recommends you pay him what you owe him.
Ugly Jim: You can tell your friend I'll pay him what his service is worth: jack-diddley-squat... With bells on.
See more »

Connections

References The Public Enemy (1931) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fun film for the youngsters
14 November 2003 | by (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) – See all my reviews

Crisp camera-work, rich in detail, and a thoroughly personable cast offset a rather lacklustre storyline and a slightly weak script in a film by newcomer Ashley Way. Filmed in South Africa, the film is nice to look at, and fun for the kiddies - a wisecracking hero, a great kid that's a refreshing change from the usual pain-in-the-butt kids in Hollywood movies, and a whole passel of fun villains battling it out for a pile of illegally-gained moolah. Ted King and Myles Jeffries work well together, and Robert Vaughn is suitably menacing as arch-hoodlum Benny 'The Bomb' Palladino - but the true fun guy in this is Ron Perlman as upstart Irish hoodlum 'Ugly Jim' MacRae, all red hair, cigars, and the most incredibly loud clothes you've ever seen. Just a joy to watch. Fun movie to keep the offspring happy on a wet Sunday afternoon.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why can't I found this movie in USA??? VeriZon3336
Discuss Hoodlum & Son (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?