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The Brothers Rico (1957)

Passed | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | September 1957 (USA)
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A retired mob accountant is drawn back in when his brothers, who have recently made a hit for the organization, decide to go to the authorities.

Director:

Phil Karlson

Writers:

Georges Simenon (story), Lewis Meltzer (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Richard Conte ... Eddie Rico
Dianne Foster ... Alice Rico
Kathryn Grant ... Norah Malaks Rico
Larry Gates ... Sid Kubik
James Darren ... Johnny Rico
Argentina Brunetti ... Mrs. Rico
Lamont Johnson Lamont Johnson ... Peter Malaks
Harry Bellaver ... Mike Lamotta
Paul Picerni ... Gino Rico
Paul Dubov ... Phil
Rudy Bond ... Charlie Gonzales
Richard Bakalyan ... Vic Tucci
William Phipps ... Joe Wesson
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Storyline

Eddie Rico has been the book-keeper of an important Mafia boss but now he is an honest merchant and lives with his family in Florida. Everything changes when the police starts to search for his brothers. Now Eddie sees himself forced to get in touch with the Mafia again. Written by Volker Boehm

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Three hunted men and their desperate women... See more »


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Trivia

In Sept. 1957, Columbia Pictures distributed this film on a double bill with Pickup Alley (1957) starring Victor Mature. (Pickup Alley (1957) was distributed under the title "Pickup Alley".) See more »

Quotes

Eddie Rico: [to Johnny] Now don't be a dumb kid all your life!
Norah Malaks Rico: Why dumb? Because he's too smart to listen to you?
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Connections

Remade as The Family Rico (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Fall in Love
(uncredited)
Written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler (1933)
Sung and hummed by Richard Conte in bathroom while shaving
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Wrong name
25 July 2008 | by clarkco1048See all my reviews

The synopsis mentions that the James Darren role was played by Bobby Darin. Wrong. The cast list has it right, but this synopsis for some reason has changed it to Bobby Darin. There is a difference between Bobby Darin and James Darren. This was probably some slip up by the writer who didn't bother to proofread his copy, and then it was then missed by an editor. But when you read a credit mistake like this of an actor in a pretty important role in a film and it goes uncorrected, then misinformation may be dispensed which may in turn distort the record. This could be a real problem in future generations where, for example, someone is doing research on this film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

September 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hyänen der Straße See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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