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Escape From Death Row (1973)  link to Escape From Death Row on IMDb  

Number: 3129

poster Escape From Death Row

IMDb Rating:
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5.9/10 (361 votes)

Also known as: Mean Frank and Crazy Tony (original title)

Country: Italy, 85 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Italian

Genre(s): Comedy, Crime

Director(s): Michele Lupo

Video Codec: Unknown

There's trouble in Frankie Diomede's criminal empire in Genoa. A French gangster has moved into Frankie's territory, so Frankie flies home to take care of business. He promptly has himself arrested so that he'll have the perfect alibi when his top local associate dies, but then Frankie's life gets complicated: his enemies have enough juice to keep him in prison for awhile, his associates and allies are killed one at a time, and attempts on his life start. Help comes from an unlikely source: Tony Breda, a wannabe wiseguy who's a Milanese raised in Hoboken. Tony designs a plan to spring Frankie from jail, and then all roads lead to Marseilles. Is Tony a future Mafia don?

Tagline: Crazy enough to take on the cops and the mob... Mean enough to whip 'em!


photo Lee Van Cleef Lee Van Cleef Frankie Diomede
photo Tony Lo Bianco Tony Lo Bianco Tony Breda
photo Edwige Fenech Edwige Fenech Orchidea
photo Jean Rochefort Jean Rochefort Louis Annunziata
photo Fausto Tozzi Fausto Tozzi Massara

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3