The Family Rico (1972) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Family Rico (1972)





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In this TV movie, Ben Gazzara plays a powerful mobster put in an embarrassing position by brother Sal Mineo. When Mineo refuses to carry out a contract killing, Gazzara is ordered to kill him. After learning the identity of the "hit," he realizes that his brother acted out of loyalty.


Ben Gazzara
as Eddie Rico
Sal Mineo
as Nick Rico
Jo Van Fleet
as Mama Rico
Dane Clark
as Boston Phil
Leif Erickson
as Mike Lamont
James Farentino
as Gino Rico
John Marley
as Sid Kubik
Tom Pedi
as Angelo
Alberto Morin
as Chauffeur
Alan Vint
as John Ryan
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Critic Reviews for The Family Rico

All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

It's serviceable but, following the norm in made‐for‐TV movies, it is dissipated in erratic pacing, awkward editing and the absence of a cohesive focus.

June 27, 2018 | Full Review…

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