The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)


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In this comedy, based on Jimmy Breslin's novel, a bungling gang of hoods make increasingly ludicrous attempts on the life of a Mafia boss. Each attempt ends in failure.

Rating: PG (Thematic elements including violence, drug use, racial slurs, and brief nudity)
Genre: Drama, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Waldo Salt, Jimmy Breslin
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On DVD: Jun 20, 2006
Warner Home Video


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as Angela Palumbo

as Big Momma

as TV Commentator

as Baccala

as Big Jelly

as Ezmo

as Tony the Indian

as Water Buffalo

as Jelly's Other Girl

as DeLauria

as Jelly's Girl

as TV Commentator

as Gallagher

as District Attorney Go...

as Detective Jenkins

as Mayor's Wife

as TV Reporter

as Scuderi

as Mrs. Goldfarb

as Julie

as Religious Salesman

as Shots O'Toole

as Willie Quarequio

as Herman

as Police Waiter

as Dominic Laviano

as Black Suit

as Airline Clerk

as Black Suit

as Black Suit

as Commissioner O'Grady

as The Super

as Muldoon

as Meter Maid

as Race Announcer

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as Old Waiter

as Baccala's Wife

as Mrs. Water Buffalo

as Ida the Waitress
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All Critics (3)

The gangster comedy spoof based on the best seller 1968 novel by Jimmy Breslin tanks.

Full Review… | January 31, 2013
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This stupid spoof of organized crime is about as appealing as week-old spaghetti.

Full Review… | July 2, 2006

Skip it.

Full Review… | June 30, 2006

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