The Brothers Rico
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The Brothers Rico
The Rico brothers are mobsters in the employ of syndicate head Sid Kubick. Richard Conte plays the one Rico brother who has forsaken crime. But the other Ricos (James Darren and Paul Picerni) haven't yet seen the light, causing a deep rift in the brothers' family bonds. Conte gets word that his brothers have been marked for murder, and tries to warn them. What he doesn't know, at least until the last sweat-inducing moments of the film, is that the syndicate boss himself is the man who has ordered the Rico boys wiped out. The Brothers Rico, adapted from a novel by French… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A primitive, absorbing, meat-and-potatoes-make that spaghetti-and-meatballs-gangster movie from 1957."
‑ Michael Sragow, New Yorker
"Conte's strong physical presence being challenged by outside dark forces gives the film its noir look."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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