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The Legend of Al, John and Jack (2002)

La leggenda di Al, John e Jack (original title)
Al Caruso, John Gresco and Jack Amoruso are three gangsters working for the Genovese family. However, their efforts are more than headache-inducing, and when they are given one last chance:... See full summary »

Directors:

Aldo Baglio (as Aldo), Giacomo Poretti (as Giacomo) | 2 more credits »

Writers:

Aldo Baglio (as Aldo), Paolo Cananzi | 4 more credits »
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1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aldo Baglio Aldo Baglio ... Al / Herbert
Giacomo Poretti Giacomo Poretti ... Jack
Giovanni Storti Giovanni Storti ... John
Aldo Maccione ... The Boss
Antonio Catania Antonio Catania ... Fred il cuoco
Giovanni Esposito ... Frank 'Contropelo'
Ivano Marescotti ... Capitano
Paolo Dell'Orto Paolo Dell'Orto ... Null
Giovanni Cacioppo Giovanni Cacioppo ... Tom 'Schiena di Legno'
Frank Crudele Frank Crudele ... Sam 'Mani di Merda'
Marco Beretta Marco Beretta ... Ben
Giorgio Centamore Giorgio Centamore ... Cameriere
Lucia Guzzardi Lucia Guzzardi ... Lavandaia
Vinny Pecora Vinny Pecora ... Barista
Davis Lule Yawe Davis Lule Yawe ... Hurricane Hogan
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Storyline

Al Caruso, John Gresco and Jack Amoruso are three gangsters working for the Genovese family. However, their efforts are more than headache-inducing, and when they are given one last chance: To protect the boss's aunt, she is accidentally killed and the three men are sentenced to death. They come up with a plan to sell the boss to the police and the FBI. However, Al suffers from short-term memory loss and has to be told the story by John and Jack. Written by SWEEVO

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Comedy | Crime

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Trivia

EASTER EGG: On the DVD Version which is available exclusively in Italy, on the main menu of Disc 1 "Il Film" there is a yellow "AJJ" logo. Press up to highlight it and select it. You will see a short movie about the JFK assassination, taking place after the film. The short movie is the opening scene from "Tre uomini e una gamba". There are no subtitles in the short movie. See more »

Quotes

The Boss: What was on your agenda today? I can't remember.
John: We had to kill "Frankie Rubber Butt".
The Boss: Ah.
[opens a locker]
The Boss: *This* Frankie Rubber Butt? The one who steals the betting money? Oh, shut up!
[slams the locker]
The Boss: The arsehole who sold seven of our men to the FBI?
[holds up a photo of Frank Contropelo]
The Boss: Or was it this one?
Jack: That's him, boss.
[...]
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Connections

References The Jeffersons (1975) See more »

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No cigar!
4 January 2003 | by ufo-6See all my reviews

Using their expression: Che minchia di film! What a pity! Do you remember Tre uomini e una gamba or Chiedimi se sono felice? We hope for a quick comeback to the origins. Sometimes the money is the worst enemy.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 December 2002 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Legend of Al, John and Jack See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,039,985
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Agidi, Medusa Film, Tele+ See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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