Category Archives: Italian

1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982) Review

Director: Enzo G. Castellari Writer: Elisa Livia Briganti, Dardano Sacchetti Producer: Fabrizio de Angelis Cast: Mark Gregory, Fred Williamson, Vic Morrow, Christopher Connelly, “Betty” Elisabetta Dessy, Stefania Girolami Running Time: 86 min. By HKFanatic By 1981, the Italian film industry was … Continue reading

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Beast with a Gun | aka Mad Dog Killer (1977) Review

AKA: Ferocious Director: Sergio Grieco Producer: Armando Bertuccioli Cast: Helmut Berger, Richard Harrison, Marisa Mell, Marina Giordana, Luigi Bonos, Ezio Marano, Vittorio Duse, Alberto Squillante, Nello Pazzafini, Maria Pascucci Running Time: 95 min. By HKFanatic Beast with a Gun could … Continue reading

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Big Racket, The (1976) Review

Director: Enzo G. Castellari Writer: Enzo G. Castellari, Massimo De Rita, Arduino Maiuri Producer: Galliano Juso Cast: Fabio Testi, Vincent Gardenia, Renzo Palmer Running Time: 106 min. By HKFanatic Two years after “Street Law,” director Enzo G. Castellari returned to … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee Fights Back from the Grave | aka The Stranger (1976) Review

AKA: Visitor in America Director: Lee Doo-Yong Writer: Chee Do Hong Producer: Chong Huang Kuok Cast: Jun Chong (aka Bruce K. L. Lea), Deborah Chaplin, Anthony Bronson, Steve Mak, Jack Houston, Charlie Chow, Philip Kennedy, Jimmy Sato, Sho Kosugi Running Time: … Continue reading

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Day of Anger | aka Gunlaw (1967) Review

Director: Tonino Valerii Writer: Ernesto Gastaldi, Renzo Genta, Tonino Valerii Cast: Lee Van Cleef, Giuliano Gemma, Walter Rilla, Christa Linder, Yvonne Sanson, Lukas Ammann, Andrea Bosi, Al Mulock, Giorgio Gargiullo, José Calvo, HansasOtto Alberty Anna Orso, Benito Stefanelli, Nino Nini, … Continue reading

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Deep Red (1975) Review

Director: Dario Argento Writer: Dario Argento, Bernardino Zapponi Cast: Macha Meril, David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Giuliana Calandra, Glauco Mauri, Clara Calamai, Piero Mazzinghi, Glauco Mauri, Aldo Bonamano Running Time: 126 min. By HKFanatic I consider myself a massive … Continue reading

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Django (1966) Review

Director: Sergio Corbucci Writer: Sergio Corbucci, Piero Vivarelli, Bruno Corbucci, José Gutiérrez Maesso, Franco Rossetti Producer: Sergio Corbucci, Manolo Bolognini Cast: Franco Nero, José Bódalo, Loredana Nusciak Running Time: 97 min. By JJ Hatfield “Django” (no not the jazz great) … Continue reading

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Fifth Cord, The (1971) Review

Director: Luigi Bazzoni Producer: Manolo Bolognini Cast: Franco Nero, Silvia Monti, Rossella Falk, Edmund Purdom, Maurizio Bonuglia, Pamela Tiffin Running Time: 90 min. By HKFanatic Barely five minutes into The Fifth Cord and Franco Nero’s character is swigging back a … Continue reading

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Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976) Review

Director: Ruggero Deodato Writer: Fernando Di Leo, Alberto Marras, Vincenzo Salviani Producer: Alberto Marras, Vincenzo Salviani Cast: Marc Porel, Ray Lovelock, Adolfo Celi, Franco Citti, Silvia Dionisio , Marino Masé , Renato Salvatori, Sergio Ammirata , Bruno Corazzari, Daniele Dublino … Continue reading

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Name of the Rose, The (1986) Review

AKA: Der Name der Rose Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud Writer: Andrew Birkin, Gerard Brach, Howard Franklin, Alain Godard, Umberto Eco Producer: Bernd Eichinger Cast: Sean Connery, Christian Slater, Michael Lonsdale, Ron Perlman, F. Murray Abraham Running Time: 126 min. By JJ … Continue reading

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Street Law | aka The Anonymous Avenger (1974) Review

AKA: The Citizen Rebels, Vigilante II Director: Enzo G. Castellari Writer: Massimo De Rita Producer: Mario Cecchi Gori Cast: Franco Nero, Giancarlo Prete, Barbara Bach Running Time: 105 min. By HKFanatic Following my review of “Live Like a Cop, Die … Continue reading

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Who Saw Her Die? | aka The Child (1972) Review

AKA: Chi l’ha vista morire? Director: Aldo Lado Producer: Ovidio G. Assonitis, Enzo Doria Cast: George Lazenby, Anita Strindberg, Adolfo Celi, Dominique Boschero, Peter Chatel, Piero Vida, José Quaglio, Alessandro Haber, Nicoletta Elmi, Rosemarie Lindt Running Time: 90 min. By … Continue reading

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