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Capone (1975)

The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years.

Director:

Steve Carver

Writer:

Howard Browne
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Gazzara ... Al Capone
Harry Guardino ... Johnny Torrio
Susan Blakely ... Iris Crawford
Sylvester Stallone ... Frank Nitti
John Cassavetes ... Frankie Yale
Frank Campanella Frank Campanella ... Big Jim Colosimo
John Orchard ... Dion O'Banion
Carmen Argenziano ... Jack McGurn
George Chandler ... Robert E. Crowe
John Davis Chandler ... Hymie Weiss (as John D. Chandler)
Royal Dano ... Anton J. Cermak
Joe De Nicola Joe De Nicola ... Charles Fischetti
Angelo Grisanti Angelo Grisanti ... Angelo Genna
Peter Maloney ... Jake Guzik
Dick Miller ... Joe Pryor
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The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years. Unusually, briefly covering the years after Capone was imprisoned. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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The man who made the twenties roar! Now, after 45 years, his true story can be told! See more »

Genres:

Biography | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

16 April 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Al Capone See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Ben Gazzara had dental appliances made to push out his cheeks. See more »

Goofs

Multiple scenes show Thompson submachine guns with drums inserted and the bolt forward. The actors then retract the bolt and start firing. This is not possible with a live Thompson. The bolt must be retracted to insert or remove the drum. When the bolt goes forward, it fires. Unless of course, the drum is empty. Thank you. See more »

Quotes

Johnny Torrio: A business is only as good as the man who runs it.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: BROOKLYN MAY 6, 1918 See more »

Alternate Versions

Most versions are missing an explicit nude scene by Susan Blakely, probably due to the fact that bootleg copies are sourced from TV prints. See more »

Connections

Edited from The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967) See more »

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Terrible
24 May 2002 | by filmbuff1970See all my reviews

I have seen many actors hamming it up.But Ben Gazzara plays Al Capone in Al Jolson mode.I swear he was going to sing Mammy before the end.This is a really tacky movie made because The Godfather was such a hit.Avoid like the Plague.1 out of 10


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