Banana Joe is a 1982 Italian comedy film starring Bud Spencer.


Banana Joe is a brawny yet friendly man who lives in a small rainforest village on the island of Amantido. He is a father figure for the numerous local children and makes a living by regularly bartering bananas for goods needed by the Amantido community. One day, the henchmen of a local gangster boss named Torsillo come ashore in Amantido to take over the local production and exploit the indigenous population through the construction of a banana processing plant. Joe evicts the goons, who promptly return to their boss.