Based on a true tale of power,corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history ... VENDETTA. Fleeing the famine in sicily,thousands of Italian familes come to America,building their businesses on the docks and in the marketplaces. To the wealthey businessmen and their political cronies it seems like an invasion of property that has to be dealt with. It will be dealt with in New Orleans. Seeking to wrest control of the docks from the Macheca family, cotton dealer James Houston (Walken) and a ruthless cabal of businessmen orchestrate the murder of one of their own. Nineteen Italian men are arrested for the murder including the heads of the most important families in New Orleans. Nine will be put on trial-but their lives aren't balanced on the scales of justice. Their lives are in the hands of an angry mob, marching towards the prison gates,enraged,embittered and armed.

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Vendetta (1999)

Drama · 1h 57m

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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 ... VENDETTA. Fleeing the famine in sicily,thousands of Italian familes come to America,building their businesses on the docks and in the marketplaces. To the wealthey businessmen and their political cronies it seems like an invasion of property that has to be dealt with. It will be dealt with in New Orleans. Seeking to wrest control of the docks from the Macheca family, cotton dealer James Houston (Walken) and a ruthless cabal of businessmen orchestrate the murder of one of their own. Nineteen Italian men are arrested for the murder including the heads of the most important families in New Orleans. Nine will be put on trial-but their lives aren't balanced on the scales of justice. Their lives are in the hands of an angry mob, marching towards the prison gates,enraged,embittered and armed.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, Italian

Country

United States

Production Company

Home Box Office (HBO)
Cast
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George Martin

Judge Baker
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Pierrino Mascarino

Antonio Marchesi
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Daragh O'Malley

Dominic O'Malley
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Kenneth Welsh

Mayor Joe Shakspeare
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Gerry Mendicino

Charles Mantranga
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Frank Crudele

Angelo Bagnetto
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Louis Di Bianco

Emmanuel Polizzi
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Naomi Gaskin

Dolores Johnson
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Vincent Marino

Pietro Monasterio
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Piero Didiano

Bastian Incompara
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Giuseppe Tancredi

Umberto Scaffidi
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Nicholas Rice

Bailiff
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Megan McChesney

Megan O'Brien
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Bryan Renfro

Gap-Toothed Man
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Richard Blackburn

Warden Davis
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Holly Dennison

Miss O'Brian
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James Bearden

Governor Nicholls
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John Healy

Construction Foreman
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Amanda Brugel

Red Lantern Lady
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Tony Mark

Mayor's Assistant
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Conrad Dunn

Pasquale Corte
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Ian Downie

Priest
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Ron White

Robert Collins
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Jack Newman

Jacob Seligman
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Jack Jessop

William Yochum
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Wayne Robson

Frank Peeter
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Delores Etienne

Emma Thomas
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Joel Gordon

William
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Victor Ertmanis

John Duare
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Chris Benson

Plantation Overseer
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Dick Callahan

Bartender
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Lynne Charnay

Mrs - Hennessy
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Brian Kaulback

Man #1
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Stan Coles

Man #2
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Dianne Crittenden

Old woman
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Herbert Johnson

Houston's Servant
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Nigel Shawn Williams

Samuel Foster
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Patrick Patterson

Overweight Juror
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Stuart Stone

Tony Provenzano
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Christopher Walken

James Houston
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Luke Askew

William Parkerson
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Clancy Brown

Chief Hennessy
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Alessandro Colla

Gaspare Marchesi
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Andrew Connolly

Sheriff Bill Villere
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Bruce Davison

Thomas Semmes
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Joaquim de Almeida

Joseph Macheca
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Andrea Di Stefano

Vincent Provenzano
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Edward Herrmann

D.A. Luzenberg
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Anna Mancini

Francesca Marchesi
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Stephanie Sams

Girl
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Richard Libertini

Giovanni Provenzano
Crew
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Nicholas Meyer

Director
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Richard Gambino

Writer
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Timothy Prager

Writer
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Sue Jett

Producer
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Tony Mark

Producer
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David Franco

Cinematograpy
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Ronald Roose

Editor
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John Altman

Music
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Disc Releases
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Vendetta

(DVD)

3/7/2000

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