The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

7.2

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • 15 February 1976

  • Drama / Crime

  • USA

  • 135 min

  • 7.2

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Cast Open full cast

Ben Gazzara

Cosmo Vitelli

Timothy Carey

Flo (Gangster) (as Timothy Agoglia...

Seymour Cassel

Mort Weil (Gangster)

Robert Phillips

Phil (Gangster)

Storyline

Cosmo Vitelli owns the Crazy Horse West, a strip joint in California. He's laconic, a Korean War vet, and a gambler. When we meet him, he's making his last payment on a gambling debt. Then, he promptly loses $23,000 playing poker at an unlawful local casino. The guys he owes this time aren't so friendly, pressuring him for immediate payment. Then they suggest that he kill a Chinese bookie to wipe off the debt. Vitelli and the film move back and forth between the ... more


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Lizzy

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B+

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.14 February 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

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Grade

A+

thanks19 January 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

celticbhoy

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D+

Nope11 June 2011

Didn't like this one.

Lizzy

Karma1301080

Grade

C+

Thanks for that comment good to know08 April 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies

Karma1319520

Grade

C+

thanks10 March 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

type casting

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A+

Remember Bed Gazzara?04 May 2010

Wow! This movie is a blast from the past. He is a good actor and has disappeared as he has gotten older. I'd like to see him act in today's films if he is still getting around.

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