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Vendetta (1999)

R | | Drama | TV Movie 3 July 1999
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Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...

Director:

Nicholas Meyer

Writers:

Richard Gambino (book), Timothy Prager (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Walken ... James Houston
Luke Askew ... William Parkerson
Clancy Brown ... Chief Hennessy
Alessandro Colla ... Gaspare Marchesi
Andrew Connolly ... Sheriff Bill Villere
Bruce Davison ... Thomas Semmes
Joaquim de Almeida ... Joseph Macheca
Andrea Di Stefano ... Vincent Provenzano
Edward Herrmann ... D.A. Luzenberg
Richard Libertini ... Giovanni Provenzano
George Martin ... Judge Baker (as George N. Martin)
Pierrino Mascarino ... Antonio Marchesi
Daragh O'Malley ... Dominic O'Malley
Kenneth Welsh ... Mayor Joe Shakspeare
Gerry Mendicino Gerry Mendicino ... Charles Mantranga
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Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for scenes of brutal violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

3 July 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vendetta - Das Gesetz der Gewalt See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Home Box Office (HBO) See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The Jack Daniels bottle O'Malley is pouring whiskey from is equipped with a modern day barcode. See more »

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Well done!
14 August 2011 | by buigerSee all my reviews

A very good made-for-TV-movie.

A great cast , some good performances, but above all, a great story. As is almost always the case, the best stories are the true stories, the ones that actually occurred. Often they exceed our imagination, as is the case with this one. Hadn't I known that this was a true story, I would have deemed the plot to be far fetched, unrealistic... Goes to say...

Watch this film if you can, it will teach you a little about the past and how some great fortunes where made at that time, the movie is definitely worth it.


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