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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
Giovanni Esposito ...
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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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

EASTER EGG: On the DVD Version which is available exclusively in Italy, on the main menu of Disc 1 "Il Film" there is a yellow "AJJ" logo. Press up to highlight it and select it. You will see a short movie about the JFK assassination, taking place after the film. The short movie is the opening scene from "Tre uomini e una gamba". There are no subtitles in the short movie. See more »

Quotes

John: [seeing Al acting like an exorcist] What the *fuck* is going on, Jack?
Jack: When Al woke up, I told him he was an exorcist!
Al: I am not afraid of you, Satan! Go back to - the - daaaaaarknesssss!
Al: [seeing John - thinking that he's Satan] I have finally found you. Leave this deformed body. Enter into me. Enter into me!
Jack: Just play along with him.
Al: Leave this grotesque body! And enter into *me*!
[shouts]
Al: Enter into me, now!
[John slaps Al - Al grunts and falls to the floor]
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References Donnie Brasco (1997) 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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