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Avenging Angelo (2002)

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A woman who has just discovered she is the daughter of a murdered Mafia chieftain seeks revenge, with the aide of her father's faithful bodyguard.

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Martyn Burke

Writers:

Will Aldis (story), Will Aldis (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sylvester Stallone ... Frankie Delano
Madeleine Stowe ... Jennifer Barrett
Anthony Quinn ... Angelo Allieghieri
Raoul Bova ... Marcello
Harry Van Gorkum ... Kip Barrett
Billy Gardell ... Bruno
George Touliatos ... Lucio Malatesta
Angelo Celeste Angelo Celeste ... The Priest
Ezra Perlman Ezra Perlman ... Rawley Barrett
Carin Moffat ... Ashley
John Gilbert John Gilbert ... Whitney Towers
Dawn Greenhalgh Dawn Greenhalgh ... Peggy Towers
Angelo Tsarouchas ... Thug
Nancy Beatty Nancy Beatty ... Meter Maid
Lori Alter ... Kay
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Storyline

A woman who has recently discovered that she is the daughter of Angelo, a major mafia boss, decides to wreak vengeance when he is killed by a hitman. She's aided by his faithful bodyguard, with whom she soon falls in love. Written by Jason

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Her life is his job.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | France | Switzerland

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Angelon kosto See more »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Never released theatrically in the United States. Went direct to DVD. See more »

Goofs

When Frankie and Jennifer talk in the kitchen, there's one candle on the table. Amy leaves and Frankie blows out a candle which was not on the table before. See more »

Quotes

[Frankie is hiding a knocked-out mobster who happens to keep slipping wind]
Frankie Delano: Ma'am.
Jennifer Barrett Allieghieri: Frankie?
Frankie Delano: We've got squirrels.
Jennifer Barrett Allieghieri: Squirrels, Frankie?
Frankie Delano: Yes, ma'am, big squirrels. They... they tend to overeat preparing for a difficult winter and sometimes they bloat and often they get caught in the walls and to get out of the walls they have to ... deflate and that's what is causing the passage of... windage.
Jennifer Barrett Allieghieri: Oh...
[sighs]
Jennifer Barrett Allieghieri: Poor things.
Frankie Delano: Yeah, tough luck... tough luck.
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Referenced in Making 'Avenging Angelo' (2003) See more »

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A Love Story For Sly
28 December 2005 | by mycatslyoneSee all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised when I eyed this Sly film! He is so good with comedy! He has a sarcastic wit about him & he can do things with those big brown puppy eyes that just make ya melt!! He's also in GREAT shape but I'm sorry, his hairpiece in this is just too noticeable. (Sorry, Sly! We still love ya tho!)

Story Line: Frankie (Sly) is bodyguard for Mr. Alegheri (the late great Anthony Quinn). He gets "hit" in a restaurant when Frankie leaves him unattended for a minute or two. All his life, he's been 'on the job' for Quinn, watching his daughter who doesn't even know she's his daughter (Stowe, with the HUGE brown eyes!!) Anyway, it's time for her to find out & to have Frankie watching her closer than ever now & they soon fall in love. Like he says, "I couldn't keep the distance anymore!") He almost loses her to another handsome Italian (the young guy who played opposite Diane Lane in Under the Tuscan Sun) but that relationship went "dead"! (Pun intended!)

I don't know why this film was given an R rating. Granted, there were 2 times the "f" word was used but I've heard that in PG-13's!! Perhaps it would have gotten seen by more people if it were rated PG-13. I know I would have seen it sooner! This is clearly a woman's movie, a love story for Sly FINALLY!! (Unless you count The Specialist?) Too bad he didn't get them when he was younger. Ooooooooh - to heat up the screen!! YO!!


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