Romanzo Criminale (2008–2010)
"Romanzo criminale - La serie" (original title)

TV Series  |  Crime, Drama, Thriller
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A criminal known as Lebanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly organized gang. Their progress ... See full summary »

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 Il Freddo (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Fierolocchio (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
Edoardo Pesce ...
 Ruggero Buffoni (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
Alessandro Roja ...
 Dandi (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
Andrea Sartoretti ...
 Bufalo (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
Daniela Virgilio ...
 Patrizia (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Commissario Scialoja (21 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Ricotta (21 episodes, 2008-2010)
Riccardo De Filippis ...
 Scrocchiazeppi (21 episodes, 2008-2010)
Roberto Infascelli ...
 Sorcio (21 episodes, 2008-2010)
Dario D'Ambrosi ...
 Ispettore Canton (20 episodes, 2008-2010)
Lorenzo Renzi ...
 Sergio Buffoni (20 episodes, 2008-2010)
Francesco Montanari ...
 Il Libanese (19 episodes, 2008-2010)
Fausto Maria Sciarappa ...
 Zeta (17 episodes, 2008-2010)
Claudio Spadaro ...
 Pigreco (17 episodes, 2008-2010)
Orlando Cinque ...
 Trentadenari (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
Massimo De Francovich ...
 Il Vecchio (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
Simone Mori ...
 Maurizio Gemito (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
Greta Scarano ...
 Angelina (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Roberta (14 episodes, 2008-2010)
Alberto Gasbarri ...
 Remo Gemito (13 episodes, 2008-2010)
Fausto Paravidino ...
 Ranocchia (12 episodes, 2008-2010)
Antonio Gerardi ...
 Sardo (11 episodes, 2008-2010)
Ivano De Matteo ...
 Puma (10 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Il Secco (10 episodes, 2008-2010)
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A criminal known as Lebanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly organized gang. Their progress and changes in leadership (Lebanese is followed by his cohorts Freddo and Dandi) take place over twenty-five years, from the 1970's into the '90's, and are inseparably intertwined with the dark history of modern Italy: terrorism, kidnappings and corruption at the highest levels of government. Throughout these years Police Lieutenant Scialoia sticks to the gang's trail, trying both to bring them to justice and to win the heart of Dandi's girlfriend Patrizia. Written by Anonymous

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Superb , Fast paced Underworld Thriller
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What a wonderful series. Just finished watching the finale of series 2 and it has be breathing hard. And it's not just becomes its the finale, its the whole series and every episode with has been like that. Yes it's in Italian so the subtitles are key, that way I think we tend to focus more and are less distracted by other things at home, and that makes it much more enjoyable. The storyline itself is quite good which makes the core of the series of great quality. The direction keep the story moving fast , though it feels that the transition sometime isn't that smooth. But I thought the crude sense makes the series even more charming. The main leads do a great job and are quite ably supported. I have manly seen series2 and now have to see the first series for sure , the other way round would be much better but I think it'll be great fun all the same. The editing is brilliant and hence thrill of the series is kept alive through every episode because of that. A must watch for people who love good action TV ( it is a crime series so expect a lot of gun related action) ....a have to have to watch for people who love mafia related television.


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