PG | | Crime, Drama
Gangster Joe Valachi is a marked man in the same joint where mob boss Don Vito Genovese is imprisoned and he's forced to co-operate with the DA in exchange for protection.
Real life husband-and-wife Charles Bronson and Jill Ireland played husband-and-wife characters Joseph and Maria Reina Valachi.
"Cut it off!" Bender to his two henchman as they grab Gap to get a "present" for Don Vito's girlfriend.
About 35 minutes into the movie, at the "Bronx Parish" where a crowd plays a game similar to bingo, the US flag on the podium has 50 stars instead of the 48 stars of that period.
To receive an 'X' certificate the UK cinema version received heavy cuts to scenes of violence including the castration scene, bloody shootings, and the meat hook killing. Video and DVD releases restore the cuts.
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