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Il Bidone

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Comedy Drama 19551h 54mOn: Free Services The Criterion Channel Country: France 

Aging small-time con man Augusto (Broderick Crawford), who swindles peasants, works with two younger men: Roberto, who wants to become the Italian Johnny Ray, and Bruno, nicknamed Picasso (Richard Basehart), who has a wife and daughter and wants to paint. Augusto avoids the personal entanglements, spending money at clubs seeking the good life. His attitude changes when he runs into his own daughter, whom he rarely sees, and realizes she's now a young woman and in need of his help to continue her studies. His usual partners are away, so he goes in with others to run a swindle, and they aren't forgiving when he claims he's given the money back to their mark. They leave him beaten, robbed, and alone.Il Bidone featuring Broderick Crawford and Giulietta Masina is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, free on Freevee (Via Prime Video), streaming with subscription on Filmbox Live (Via Prime Video), and 1 other. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (6,093 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Federico Fellini


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#4,855 Ranked Movie

#34 Ranked in Movies on FilmBox

#221 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#1467 Ranked in Comedy Movies

Il Bidone has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (6,093 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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