5.9/10
217
5 user 1 critic

The Lost Capone (1990)

Unrated | | Action, Crime, Drama | TV Movie 10 September 1990
Fictionalized account of Jimmy Capone (Pasdar), the brother of gangster Al Capone (Roberts) who assumed an alias and became a lawman.

Director:

John Gray

Writers:

James Bacon (nonfiction story), John Gray
Reviews
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrian Pasdar ... Richard Hart / Jimmy Capone
Eric Roberts ... Al Capone
Ally Sheedy ... Kathleen Hart
Titus Welliver ... Ralph Capone
Anthony Crivello ... Frank Capone
Maria Pitillo ... Annie
Jimmie F. Skaggs ... Joseph Littlecloud
Dominic Chianese ... Gabriel Capone
Andrew Palmacci Andrew Palmacci ... Little Jimmy
William Andrews William Andrews ... Mr. Littlecloud
Barton Heyman ... Whitey
Norman Max Maxwell Norman Max Maxwell ... Joey Costello
Ed Grady ... Sam Ellroy
Bill Luhrs Bill Luhrs ... Carl Casey
Karma Ibsen Karma Ibsen ... Bordello Madame
Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own ... See full summary »

Director: Dusan Makavejev
Stars: Eric Roberts, Greta Scacchi, Bill Kerr
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Susan Price has written a #1 bestseller, a steamy novel about a woman's search for the ultimate sexual experience entitled, "The Dark Side of Judith." When Susan is framed for the murder of... See full summary »

Director: James D. Deck
Stars: Rachel Hunter, Marlee Matlin, Gary Busey
Nobody's Fool (1986)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A sepia tinted weepie where a niave girl learns about men in more ways than one; a loss of innocence - but full of charm

Director: Evelyn Purcell
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, Mare Winningham
Lonely Hearts (1991)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Alma, a lonely woman, falls for the conman who steals her money after seducing her. Frank doesn't want Alma around him, but he cannot do anything about the situation in case she goes to the... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lane
Stars: Eric Roberts, Beverly D'Angelo, Joanna Cassidy
Fugitive Among Us (TV Movie 1992)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An increasingly obsessed detective chases an escaped rapist across the Southwest and enters into a complicated relationship with one of the victims.

Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno
Stars: Peter Strauss, Eric Roberts, Elizabeth Peña
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In the criminal and violent world of modern-day Gypsies based in New York City, their 'king' Zharko Stepanowicz passes his leadership to his unwilling grandson, leaving the skipped father resentful.

Director: Frank Pierson
Stars: Eric Roberts, Judd Hirsch, Susan Sarandon
Purgatory (TV Movie 1999)
Fantasy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An outlaw band rides into a town that is actually Purgatory, between Heaven and Hell.

Director: Uli Edel
Stars: Sam Shepard, Eric Roberts, Randy Quaid
Al Capone (1959)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A chronicle of the rise and fall of Chicago crime boss Al Capone during the Prohibition era.

Director: Richard Wilson
Stars: Rod Steiger, Martin Balsam, Fay Spain
Blood Red (1989)
Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

In the 19th century California, a Sicilian family of able winemakers gets target by a corrupt railroad tycoon after their refusal to leave their land.

Director: Peter Masterson
Stars: Eric Roberts, Giancarlo Giannini, Dennis Hopper
Heaven's Fire (TV Movie 1999)
Thriller | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Terrorists seize a building with intent to blow it up. However, one of the men trapped in the building is an ex-treasury agent, who just happens to be there with his wife and children in a ... See full summary »

Director: David Warry-Smith
Stars: Eric Roberts, Jürgen Prochnow, Venus Terzo
Descending Angel (TV Movie 1990)
Drama | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A recently engaged man getting to know his future father-in-law better unearths clues that the man may have been a Nazi collaborator and a mass murderer.

Director: Jeremy Kagan
Stars: George C. Scott, Diane Lane, Eric Roberts
Saved by the Light (TV Movie 1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Eric Roberts stars as a violent bully whose life is changed forever after he is struck by lightning and undergoes a bizarre near-death experience, which transforms his personality. Based on a true story.

Director: Lewis Teague
Stars: Eric Roberts, Lynette Walden, K Callan

Photos

Edit

Storyline

While Al Capone works his way up from top-dog street gang thug captain in Chicago to U.S. crime king, his brother Jimmy Capone chooses the righteous way, actually with father's blessing, leaving Illinois for small town Harmony in Nebraska, where he adopts the alias Richard Hart, marries teacher Kathleen, has offspring and becomes its incorruptible town marshal, with a loyal Indian deputy. When his efficient fight against Al's illegal alcohol trade starts to bite financially, the gang's top lawyer is sent to buy 'Hart' or order his death, but recognizes Jimmy and arranges a fraternal reunion in Chicago. Yet money nor threats can turn Jimmy bad... Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

They Were Brothers, United Forever ... Until One of Them Went Good.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

While the film depicts Vincenzo (James) Capone as Al Capone's younger brother, he was, in fact, the eldest of the Capone siblings. Al was the fourth son. See more »

User Reviews

 
all the tough genes didn't go to Al......
21 December 1999 | by taylr41See all my reviews

Another movie where a twist of historical fact can prove fascinating and make for as much, if not more entertainment than some that take pains to stick to the facts. After a street fight during which a rival is killed, Al dupes brother Jimmy into believing that he committed the crime. Jimmy leaves New York on the run, landing in a small midwestern town, where almost inadvertently, he becomes sheriff. Hearing of his older siblings "success", and longing to renew familial ties, He makes a trip to the windy city. The meeting that ensues leaves Jimmy with a choice, does he remain on the good side of the coin? Or does he take advantage of his brother's offer of easy money, wine , women, and song? A splendidly scripted movie, and the actors bring off the story in magnificent fashion. TV movies should aspire to be this good.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Az elveszett Capone See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed