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Like Father, Like Son (1974)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 19 December 1974 (USA)
Mimi Miceli Jr. is, the son of a Mafia don who was exiled back to Sicily. He wants to get back into the family business and transplant it from New York to Hollywood. After the kidnapping ... See full summary »

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Duke Mitchell
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Duke Mitchell Duke Mitchell ... Mimi Miceli (as Dominico Miceli)
Vic Caesar Vic Caesar ... Jolly Rizzo
Lorenzo Dardado Lorenzo Dardado ... Don Mimi (as Lorenzo Dodo)
Louis Zito Louis Zito ... Chucky Tripoli (as Lou Zito)
Cara Peters Cara Peters ... Liz (as Cara Salerno)
Fred Otash Fred Otash ... Bones
John Strong John Strong ... Cheech
Jimmy Williams Jimmy Williams ... Super Spook
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George 'Buck' Flower ... Vince Baccari (as Buck Flower)
Richard Scarso Richard Scarso ... Zantelli
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Storyline

Mimi Miceli Jr. is, the son of a Mafia don who was exiled back to Sicily. He wants to get back into the family business and transplant it from New York to Hollywood. After the kidnapping for ransom of a West Coast Mafia boss, Mimi is back in the "life." With the blessing of the local clan, Mimi attempts to takedown a Hollywood pimp named Superspook, who turns out to no easy mark.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Duke Mitchell's Massacre Mafia Style See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Spartan Films See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Frank Sinatra was offered a role in the film. His response was "Duke, I love you but I get paid real money to do real movies." See more »

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Featured in Gone with the Pope: The Players (2015) See more »

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More cojones than The Godfather.
20 April 2002 | by Thom-PSee all my reviews

Duke Mitchell's THE EXECUTIONER looks like it was shot for fifty bucks over a long weekend. That said, it is still one of the very best American gangster films ever made. Alternately mean-spirited, tragic, poetic and downright hilarious, it pushes the envelope beyond the bounds of acceptability and offers no apologies. This is about as raw and honest as it gets, folks. An absolute must-see.


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