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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
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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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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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13 December 2002 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Feledékeny gengszterek  »

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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

The Boss: What was on your agenda today? I can't remember.
John: We had to kill "Frankie Rubber Butt".
The Boss: Ah.
[opens a locker]
The Boss: *This* Frankie Rubber Butt? The one who steals the betting money? Oh, shut up!
[slams the locker]
The Boss: The arsehole who sold seven of our men to the FBI?
[holds up a photo of Frank Contropelo]
The Boss: Or was it this one?
Jack: That's him, boss.
[...]
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A real disappointment
24 December 2003 | by (Milan, Italy) – See all my reviews

A friend of mine warned me about watching this movie. He told me that he had never reached the end of it. Now i can understand why. The first "serious" movie of the Italian trio is a true disappointment. I cannot believe how bad this movies is, simply because it's almost totally based on an endless dialogue among them. There's nothing special in it and i am not surprised by the fact that it received, to say the least, mixed reviews at his debut. I am sure most of the people at the cinemas wanted to leave before the ending of this mess. After the first two movies, this one will not encouraging anyone to see their next one.


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