The Brothers Rico (1957)

The Brothers Rico





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The Rico brothers are mobsters in the employ of syndicate head Sid Kubick. Richard Conte plays the one Rico brother who has forsaken crime. But the other Ricos (James Darren and Paul Picerni) haven't yet seen the light, causing a deep rift in the brothers' family bonds. Conte gets word that his brothers have been marked for murder, and tries to warn them. What he doesn't know, at least until the last sweat-inducing moments of the film, is that the syndicate boss himself is the man who has … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Lewis Meltzer, Ben Perry
On DVD: Jul 6, 2010
Columbia Pictures



as Eddie Rico

as Johnny Rico

as Alice Rico

as Sid Kubik

as Peter Malaks

as Mike Lamotta

as Gino Rico

as Phil

as Gonzales

as Vic Tucci

as Joe Wesson

as Julia Rico

as Mrs. Felici

as Dude Cowboy

as Laundry Truck Driver

as Cabbie#1

as Felici; Little Girl

as Cabbie#2

as Pizza Maker

as Burly Man

as Bank Clerk

as Bank Official

as Desk Clerk
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All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

A primitive, absorbing, meat-and-potatoes-make that spaghetti-and-meatballs-gangster movie from 1957.

Full Review… | January 7, 2013
New Yorker
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 10, 2007
Chicago Reader
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Conte's strong physical presence being challenged by outside dark forces gives the film its noir look.

Full Review… | February 7, 2007
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