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271 Ratings

Johnny Stecchino

Directed by Roberto Benigni
Italy, 1991


Dante, a bus driver who is the exact double of the infamous gangster Johnny Toothpick. After Dante meets Johnny’s girlfriend Maria, he travels to her Palermo villa, where it quickly becomes apparent that Maria is setting up Dante to take the fall for Johnny’s illicit behavior.

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Johnny Stecchino Directed by Roberto Benigni

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1992 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

1992 | 2 nominations including: Best Screenplay

David di Donatello Awards

1992 | Winner: Jury Special David

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