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Counselor at Crime (1973)

Il consigliori (original title)
R | | Crime, Drama | July 1975 (USA)
When the godson of San Francisco's crime lord asks permission to leave "the business," Don Antonio agrees, but reluctantly. Such behavior by either one is a violation of the code, and a ... See full summary »

Director:

Alberto De Martino

Writers:

Adriano Bolzoni (screenplay), Adriano Bolzoni (story) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Balsam ... Don Antonio Macaluso
Tomas Milian ... Thomas Accardo
Francisco Rabal ... Vincent Garofalo
Dagmar Lassander ... Laura Murchison
Nello Pazzafini Nello Pazzafini ... Killer (in "Polizzi Generosa")
Perla Cristal ... Dorothy
Carlo Tamberlani ... Don Michele Villabate
Manuel Zarzo ... Dorsiello
John Anderson ... Don Vito Albanese
Franco Angrisano Franco Angrisano ... Torrillo
Fortunato Arena Fortunato Arena ... Uomo di Garofalo
Carlo Gaddi Carlo Gaddi ... Carlo
Giovanni Pallavicino Giovanni Pallavicino
Giovanni Carbone Giovanni Carbone
Carla Mancini
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Storyline

When the godson of San Francisco's crime lord asks permission to leave "the business," Don Antonio agrees, but reluctantly. Such behavior by either one is a violation of the code, and a bloody mob war breaks out. It is only through the strong support of his family connections in Sicily that Don Antonio is able to survive the mêlée and come out on top. Aghast at the situation he has caused, the godson becomes his leader's "consigliere," or Counselor at Crime. Written by Ørnås

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Good with the law -- Better with a gun!

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy | Spain | USA

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

July 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Counselor at Crime See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A waste of time!
8 March 2019 | by RodrigAndrisanSee all my reviews

Martin Balsam, Tomas Milian, Francisco Rabal, three good actors, whom I have seen in many other movies, much better than this one. This is an incredible story with mobsters killing each other. Riz Ortolani's music, always of superior quality, is better than the movie.


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