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Some wise guys aren't so smart.What happens when Bob Hoge directs a gangster movie in a manner akin to the Zucker brothers.The film begins as Sunny Calzone, the #1 son in a mafia family, has a passionate love scene interrupted by a bunch of assassins. After being shot repeatedly, run over, attacked by a raptor, and nearly blown up by a car bomb, Sunny ends up tripping over his shoelaces and knocking his head against a fire hydrant.Cut ahead to Sunny's funeral, where we are introduced to the film's protagonist: Guiseppe "the guppy" Calzone, the family's #3 son, played by Kevin McDonald. As his oldest brother is now dead, and the #2 son has been banished for committing an unthinkable act, it is his job to take up his ailing father's position and lead the Calzone crime family into a new era. Along the way, he must deal with problems such as bankruptcy, the CIA, and a rival mafia family that wants to bring the Calzones to their knees.Not to be confused with the french crime picture Le Samourai, which was re-titled "The Godson" in some American markets''.
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