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The Lords of Flatbush (1974)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1 May 1975 (UK)
A group of kids in Brooklyn form a gang. From this moment on they do everything together. This makes things easier but at the same time they have to face new problems.

Directors:

Martin Davidson, Stephen Verona (as Stephen F. Verona)

Writers:

Stephen Verona (screenplay) (as Stephen F. Verona), Gayle Gleckler (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Perry King ... David 'Chico' Tyrell
Sylvester Stallone ... Stanley Rosiello
Henry Winkler ... Butchey Weinstein
Paul Mace ... Wimpy Murgalo
Susan Blakely ... Jane Bradshaw
Maria Smith Maria Smith ... Frannie Malincanico
Renee Paris Renee Paris ... Annie Yuckamanelli (as Reneé Paris)
Paul Jabara Paul Jabara ... Crazy Cohen
Bruce Reed Bruce Reed ... Mike Mambo
Frank Stiefel Frank Stiefel ... Arnie Levine
Martin Davidson Martin Davidson ... Mr. Birnbaum
Joe Stern Joe Stern ... Eddie
Ruth Klinger Ruth Klinger ... Mrs. Tyrell
Joan Neuman Joan Neuman ... Miss Molina
Dolph Sweet ... Mr. Rosiello
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Storyline

A group of kids in Brooklyn form a gang. From this moment on they do everything together. This makes things easier but at the same time they have to face new problems. Written by Volker Boehm

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Taglines:

Stanley Had a Leather Jacket and Franny Had Acne. In 1958 They Found Each Other. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1975 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lords of Flatbush See more »

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Budget:

$160,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Ebbets Field See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The title on screen is actually a shot of the back of the jacket of one of the gang members, and the ungrammatical "The Lord's of Flatbush" is exactly how it is rendered, to show that these guys may be lords of Flatbush, but they're not lords of English grammar. See more »

Goofs

When Chico takes Jane to the drive-in, the license plate number of the stolen Packard changes. When they arrive at the theater it is SV-5875, yet when they start to pull out, the plate has changed to 4N-4290. See more »

Quotes

David 'Chico' Tyrell: I tell you, if I want to call you, I will. If I don't, I won't. Okay?
Annie Yuckamanelli: Well, if I'm around I'll be there and if I'm not, I won't.
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Followed by Flatbush (1979) See more »

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Messy amateurish fifties type fun
14 May 2001 | by SchlockmeisterSee all my reviews

This is not a slick movie. It looks like it was made with cheap handheld cameras, and probably was. The movie is primarily interesting due to the future stars seen here. This was Henry Winkler's first big movie as a greaser type ( this character was NO Fonzie ). Sylvester Stallone is his typical mumbly early self ( I vote for subtitles on his speaking parts on his first 6 Nothing really much happens, just an hour and a half of greaser posing and vague wonderings about "futures". Only interesting from a historical perspective. Not reaslly strongly recommended.


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