The Don Is Dead

Film, Thrillers
All too obviously trying to cash in on the success of The Godfather, this tale of Mafiosi dividing up Las Vegas between themselves, and then resorting to doublecross to get more than their fair share, still manages to hold the interest. Quinn is surprisingly subdued and effective as the big boss, Forrest turns in a nice performance as a young member of the family wanting out, and Fleischer handles the material in pleasantly forthright fashion.

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Release details

Duration: 117 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Richard Fleischer
Screenwriter: Marvin H Albert
Cast: Anthony Quinn
Frederic Forrest
Robert Forster
Al Lettieri
Charles Cioffi
Angel Tompkins

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2.5 / 5

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OK mafia flick would've been better if not done in TV-movie fashion. Forrest doing Brando's nasal voice is priceless.