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Vendetta (1999)

R | | Drama | TV Movie 3 July 1999
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Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...

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James Houston
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William Parkerson
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Chief Hennessy
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Gaspare Marchesi
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Sheriff Bill Villere
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Thomas Semmes
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Joseph Macheca
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Vincent Provenzano
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D.A. Luzenberg
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Giovanni Provenzano
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Judge Baker (as George N. Martin)
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Antonio Marchesi
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Dominic O'Malley
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Mayor Joe Shakspeare
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Charles Mantranga
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Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...

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Rated R for scenes of brutal violence | See all certifications »
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3 July 1999 (USA)  »

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Vendetta - Das Gesetz der Gewalt  »

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Well done!
14 August 2011 | by See all my reviews

A very good made-for-TV-movie.

A great cast , some good performances, but above all, a great story. As is almost always the case, the best stories are the true stories, the ones that actually occurred. Often they exceed our imagination, as is the case with this one. Hadn't I known that this was a true story, I would have deemed the plot to be far fetched, unrealistic... Goes to say...

Watch this film if you can, it will teach you a little about the past and how some great fortunes where made at that time, the movie is definitely worth it.


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