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King of the Gypsies (1978)

R
112 min | Drama

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.
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Peter Maas (book) | Frank Pierson (written for the screen by)
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$ 7,325,177
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Release date
Dec 20, 1978 (United States)

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95 cast members
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Sterling Hayden
King Zharko Stepanowicz King Zharko Stepanowicz   See fewer
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Shelley Winters
Queen Rachel Queen Rachel   See fewer
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Judd Hirsch
Groffo Groffo   See fewer
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Michael V. Gazzo
Spiro Giorgio Spiro Giorgio   See fewer
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Antonia Rey
Danitza Giorgio Danitza Giorgio   See fewer
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Daniel Spira
Zio Miller Zio Miller   See fewer
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Joe Zaloom
Rui Ilanovitch Rui Ilanovitch   See fewer
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Lou Cevetillo
Pete Stepanowicz Pete Stepanowicz   See fewer
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Zvee Scooler
Phuro (as Svee Scooler) Phuro (as Svee Scooler)   See fewer
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Cory Einbinder
Young Dave (as Corey Einbinder) Young Dave (as Corey Einbinder)   See fewer
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Matthew Labyorteaux
Middle Dave (as Matthew Laborteaux) Middle Dave (as Matthew Laborteaux)   See fewer
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Danielle Brisebois
Young Tita (as Danielle Brisbois) Young Tita (as Danielle Brisbois)   See fewer
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Tiffany Bogart
Young Rose Young Rose   See fewer
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Marc Vahanian
Young Groffo Young Groffo   See fewer
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Chris Manor
Gypsy Horsetrader Gypsy Horsetrader   See fewer
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John Oppenheim
Gypsy Horsetrader Gypsy Horsetrader   See fewer
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C.A.R. Smith
Christening Priest Christening Priest   See fewer
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Kathi Moss
Midwife Midwife   See fewer
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David Rounds
Mr. Kessler Mr. Kessler   See fewer
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Anthony Holland
Mr. Tomlin Mr. Tomlin   See fewer
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Tom Quinn
Jewelry Store Detective Jewelry Store Detective   See fewer
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David Little
Kessler's Lawyer Kessler's Lawyer   See fewer
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Martin Rosenblatt
Zharko's Lawyer Zharko's Lawyer   See fewer
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Frederick Coffin
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Michael Higgins
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MacIntyre Dixon
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Marc Victor
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Joe Maruzzo
Waiter at Mamma Leone's Waiter at Mamma Leone's   See fewer
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Alice Drummond
Zharko's Nurse Zharko's Nurse   See fewer
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Zharko's Doctor Zharko's Doctor   See fewer
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Franklin Scott
Hallway Thug Hallway Thug   See fewer
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Jay Norman
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Artie Cavallo
Persa's Child Persa's Child   See fewer
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Glen Gianfrancisco
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William Duell
Funeral Home Director Funeral Home Director   See fewer
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Roy Brocksmith
Frinkuleschti Frinkuleschti   See fewer
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Blake Brocksmith
Frinkuleschti's Son Frinkuleschti's Son   See fewer
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Harris Laskawy
Man at Accident Man at Accident   See fewer
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Tom Mason
Policeman at Groffo's Death Policeman at Groffo's Death   See fewer
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Stéphane Grappelli
Gypsy Musician - violin Gypsy Musician - violin   See fewer
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John Carlini
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Julio R. Ceasar
Gypsy Dancer Gypsy Dancer   See fewer
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Mara Coehn
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Tony Constantine
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Matt Glaser
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Pamela Khoury
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Manola Rivera
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Dom Um Romao
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John Sowinski
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Rachel Ticotin
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Sandy Alexander
Bodyguard (uncredited) Bodyguard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marconi (uncredited) Marconi (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aristedes Philip DuVal
Gypsy Camp Dweller (uncredited) Gypsy Camp Dweller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gypsy (uncredited) Gypsy (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 924 votes