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  1. thebpicture's rating of the film Little Caesar

    GREAT! A real treasure and one of the first gangster pictures, incredibly crucial to film history. I loved the part of the close up on Rico when he was at Joe's apartment ready to kill him! A great rise and fall tale.

  2. FISCHER's rating of the film Little Caesar

    Un incontournable classique du film de gangsters considéré comme le premier d'un genre qui fut fort populaire à Hollywood dans les années trente et quarante. www.cinefiches.com

  3. rllr's rating of the film Little Caesar

    Sits with one leg on a desk: "Heeeey, what's the big ideaaa?!"

  4. Aardsy's rating of the film Little Caesar

    This is what I get for liking the guy too much.

  5. Cláudio Martins da Silva Alves's rating of the film Little Caesar

    It’s undeniably important in the history of cinema, especially regarding the birth of Hollywood’s most pervasive movie genres. While that may be true, LeRoy, as ever, is a director with a monumentally limited vision and technique, resulting in an airless hagiographic tale of a gangster’s tragic ascension and eventual fall. Robinson’s performance is understandably iconic and its power has not been dimmed by time.

  6. Rebecca DeLucia's rating of the film Little Caesar

    nothing, not even spaghetti, can redeem all the shit your swordwork begat

  7. josh scam's rating of the film Little Caesar

    Important for understanding the history of the gangster genre, but uninteresting aside from that.

  8. SpacePirate's rating of the film Little Caesar

    Robinson is fine, just couldn't really get into the film. Worth a look if you are interested in the history of gangster films.

  9. RoRoRoro's rating of the film Little Caesar

  10. CarlosEsquives's rating of the film Little Caesar

    No solo la película que lanzó a Edward G. Robinson y a Mervyn LeRoy a la mira de Hollywood, sino que también fue punto inicial para el género del cine gang. Es la mirada descarnada del mundo del Hampa, violenta, con un antihéroe que sería modelo para otros aún más perversos. Veo "Hampa dorada" y reconozco esa semilla de las dos versiones de "Scarface", sobre el ascenso y descenso en la mafia. Es un cine épico.

  11. K.S.'s rating of the film Little Caesar

    10/10. Amazing. EGR, I adore you.

  12. bartkl's rating of the film Little Caesar

    A movie very typical for its time that distinguishes itself slightly -in the same way Scarface does- by a great protagonist. Edward G. Robinson portrays a credible and enthralling gangster, which takes the film to another level. Still I got the feeling I've seen most of this before, so it's good, but not great. LeRoy's later "I am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang" struck me as far more authentic.

  13. Jesse Furgurson's rating of the film Little Caesar

    A stilted, mostly airless construction dominated by Robinson, so iconic he's an abstraction, a kabuki bullfrog.

  14. Dav I.D.'s rating of the film Little Caesar

  15. AKFilmFan's rating of the film Little Caesar

    It all depends on Robinson and he delivers in his breakout role. The clever subtext with its standard story makes it an overall good picture.

  16. pitdogG's rating of the film Little Caesar

    Edward G. Robinson! Need I say more? A performance that is on par with Joe Pesci's in, Goodfellas. He is as tough as nails and would rather kill you than look at you. The only drawback here is that it's an early talkie. Staged more like a play than a film it is a little stiff. But then Eddie G. hits the screen and it catches fire. L.C. is worth multiple viewings because, it should never be the end of Rico. Great fun

  17. Arcanus's rating of the film Little Caesar

    Eddie G is great in this. The film is helped if you switch sub-titles on, though.

  18. Dave's rating of the film Little Caesar

    The role that catapulted Edward G. Robinson into a Hollywood legend. It is good, but not at the same level as other great gangster pictures of the era - Angels With Dirty Faces, The Roaring Twenties, The Public Enemy, etc.

  19. catch_33's rating of the film Little Caesar

    Little Caesar presents the inevitable rise and fall of the proud, ill-fated gangster with a great scowling performance by Edward G. Robinson. Sure the film is highly stereotypical and kind of cheap looking, but its a whole lot of fun and is the beginning of a tradition of great Warner gangster pics. Good stuff!

  20. Ally the Manic Listmaker's rating of the film Little Caesar

    Great performance by Edward G. Robinson obviously!

  21. Hunter Duesing's rating of the film Little Caesar

    While Edward G. Robinson's performance is iconic, LITTLE CAESAR doesn't really stack up to other gangster pictures of the day, it feels cheap in comparison to things like PUBLIC ENEMY and SCARFACE and frankly isn't as interesting as those movies. Still, it's good to know who Bugs Bunny was imitating on Looney Tunes when he threatened to "rub ya out."