The Don Is Dead

The Don Is Dead

The Don Is Dead is a 1973 American crime film directed by Richard Fleischer and written by Christopher Trumbo, Michael Butler, and Marvin H. Albert, adapted from Albert's novel of the same name. It stars Anthony Quinn, Frederic Forrest, Robert Forster, Al Lettieri, and Angel Tompkins.


Frank is the ambitious son of an organized-crime boss. He plans a heroin deal with the help of brothers Tony and Vince, but a snitch tips off the cops.

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    director Richard Fleischer
    editor Edward A. Biery
    genre crime drama
    musicBy Jerry Goldsmith
    producer Hal B. Wallis
    publisher Universal Pictures