• Little Caesar (2001)

Little Caesar

Release Date: August 12th, 2001

DVD Release Date: January 25th, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 17 min

Plot Summary

An aspiring small-town criminal, Caesar "Rico" Bandello (Edward G. Robinson) relocates to Chicago to hit the big time, accompanied by his buddy, Joe Massara (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.). While Rico makes a name for himself in the underworld, Joe decides to leave the life of crime and ventures into show business, where he meets the lovely dancer Olga (Glenda Farrell). Though Rico and Joe try to honor their friendship, eventually their choices take them down dramatically different paths.

Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glenda Farrell, Stanley Fields, Sidney Blackmer, Ralph Ince, George E. Stone, Nicholas Bela

Director: Mervyn LeRoy

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: First National Pictures

Keywords: Rise , Friendship , Melodramatic , Intense , Fall , 1930s , Underdog , Love interest ,


Nominated Writing (Adaptation)