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The Brothers Rico (1957)

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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.

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Phil Karlson

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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 Paul Dubov ... Phil
Rudy Bond 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...


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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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 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

William Goetz Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mimi Aguglia, who plays Argentina Brunetti's mother, really is her mother. See more »

Quotes

Sid Kubik: A family should stick together.
[Referring to Eddie's mother]
Sid Kubik: Everything I got, what I am, I owe to her... because of what she did for me. My name is Kubik, but in here I'm a Rico!
[He pointedly indicates his heart]
Sid Kubik: Especially when it comes to Mama... such a woman! I might as well say it right out... I worship her.
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Connections

Features Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) 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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I'm glad this was finally on
26 September 2009 | by laurmartinSee all my reviews

I had requested it for almost two years over on TCM's suggest a movie site. It's also being released to DVD as part of a film noir collection due out in November. Being a big fan of James Darren, he was the biggest reason for my interest in this film but it's also a pretty good film. Richard Conte is a good lead with Dianne Foster as his worried wife. Kathryn Grant and James Darren would play a couple a year later in Gunman's Walk also directed by Karlson. James Darren's two scenes as the youngest brother make you wish they had continued casting him in these types of roles, although I like the first two Gidget movies. Anyway Thank you TCM for showing this.


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