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Al Caruso, John Gresco and Jack Amoruso are three gangsters working for the Genovese family. However, their efforts are more than headache-inducing, and when they are given one last chance:... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Aldo ...
Al (as Aldo Baglio)
Giacomo ...
Jack (as Giacomo Poretti)
Giovanni ...
John (as Giovanni Storti)
Aldo Maccione ...
The Boss
Antonio Catania ...
Fred il cosco
...
Frank 'Contropelo'
Ivano Marescotti ...
Capitano
Paolo Dell'Orto ...
Null
Giorgio Centamore ...
Cameriere
Lucia Guzzardi ...
Lavandaia
Vinny Pecora ...
Barista
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marco Beretta ...
Ben
Saturno Brioschi
Giovanni Cacioppo ...
Tom 'schiena di legno'
Enzo Castelluccio
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Storyline

Al Caruso, John Gresco and Jack Amoruso are three gangsters working for the Genovese family. However, their efforts are more than headache-inducing, and when they are given one last chance: To protect the boss's aunt, she is accidentally killed and the three men are sentenced to death. They come up with a plan to sell the boss to the police and the FBI. However, Al suffers from short-term memory loss and has to be told the story by John and Jack. Written by SWEEVO

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Comedy | Crime

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Release Date:

13 December 2002 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Feledékeny gengszterek  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,459,961 (Italy) (20 December 2002)

Gross:

$21,395,071 (Europe) (3 January 2003)
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Trivia

Aldo says to Giovanni: "be positive, don't always look at "the dark side of the moon"". In the original version all the sentence is in italian with the exception of the quote of the album by Pink Floyd even if at the time of the movie the british band has still yet to born. See more »

Quotes

Al: [Jack has accidentally "shot" The Boss's aunt and a bus driver and the three of them are on the run] What the fuck did you do, Jack? What the *fuck* did you do?
Jack: I did nothing bad, Al. I didn't mean it!
Al: We're dead meat.
[turns to Jack]
Al: And it's your fault, you damn pill-popper!
Jack: I just went like this!
[stretches his arms out in a T shape like a martyr - a bullet hits the car radio]
John: Hold the wheel, Al!
[turns to Jack]
John: Give me the gun, Jack!
[...]
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References Vertigo (1958) See more »

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Italian comedy with clever twists. Comedia Italiana con una tramma ben scritto.
23 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Legend of Al John and Jack is the story of three incompetent gangsters who, having screwed up one time too many, now find themselves running for their lives from their old boss. Not everything in this movie works, but there are a lot of parts that are hilarious. The cursed gun. Convincing the amnesiac that he's an exorcist. And of course "Frankie, we'll let you live if you can answer one question - What is the capital of Birma?" "I don't know! How should I know that?" "Frankie, Frankie, Frankie... You could have said anything and we wouldn't have known any better! No one knows what the capital of Birma is!"


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