Poliziotteschi

(aka Italian Crime Exploitation)

This list is for my personal reference, but I thought I'd go ahead and make it public for anyone who might be interested.

I'm planning to list and watch as many movies in this genre as possible, and then rank them accordingly.
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1.
Almost Human (1974)
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A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't making him all that much money, so he figures to hit the "big time" by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man. (99 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
2.
Caliber 9 (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Just out of prison, ex-con Ugo Piazza meets his former employer, a psychopathic gangster Rocco who enjoys sick violence and torture... (100 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo
 
3.
The Italian Connection (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, a small-time pimp in Milan is framed for the theft... (95 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo
 
4.
The Boss (1973)
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A bomb attack in a cinema in Palermo kills all the fellows of Attardi's clan a part from Cocchi. He... (100 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo
 
5.
Rabid Dogs (1974)
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Following a bungled robbery, three violent criminals take a young woman, a middle-aged man, and a child hostage and force them to drive them outside Rome to help them make a clean escape. (96 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
6.
The Tough Ones (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer. (95 mins.)
Director: Bert Lenzi
 
7.
Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy whom are licensed-to-kill, undercover cops whom thrive on living dangerously. (100 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
 
8.
Street Law (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side. (105 mins.)
 
9.
Il grande racket (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Nico Palmieri is a police inspector who battles against hoodlums terrorising a sleepy Italian village, extorting cash from the locals. (104 mins.)
 
10.
The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Luigi Maietto (Chinaman) escapes from prison he then orders two henchman to murder the inspector whose testimonal led to his being jailed... (100 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
11.
High Crime (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An Italian police inspector matches wits with a powerful European drug ring. As he comes closer to the top of the underworld organization, his odds of survival decrease. (100 mins.)
 
12.
Blood in the Streets (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An Italian official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back... (111 mins.)
Director: Sergio Sollima
 
13.
Contraband (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler... (97 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
14.
Rulers of the City (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Tony, a mob loan collector, is dissatisfied with his station in life. Though he dreams of one day being rich... (88 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo
 
15.
The Heroin Busters (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An Italian policeman goes undercover to break up an international heroin smuggling ring and butts heads with a hot-tempered Interpol agent assigned by his agency to do the same task. (100 mins.)
 
16.
No Way Out (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue. (95 mins.)
Director: Duccio Tessari
 
17.
The Violent Professionals (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When Milano police lieutenant Giorga's chief is murdered by an organized crime ring, he vows to avenge his boss's death... (104 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
18.
Kidnap Syndicate (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Based on an actual event "The Kidnap Syndicate" is the story of two boys, one from a rich family and the other from a poor family, who are kidnapped and held for ransom. (97 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo
 
19.
The Family (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it. (100 mins.)
Director: Sergio Sollima
 
20.
Shoot First, Die Later (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A police lieutenant suddenly faces the consequences of his choice to part for the local mobs. (94 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo
 
21.
Violent Naples (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An uncompromising cop gets transferred to Naples on account of this city's atrocious crime levels. His no-hold-barred police methods are considered to be the perfect anti-dote. (95 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
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23.
Execution Squad (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(100 mins.)
Director: Stefano Vanzina
 
24.
Colt 38 Special Squad (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In this Poliziotteschi, a commissioner (Marcel Bozzuffi) forms a secret motorized brigade in order to fight a dangerous terrorist (Ivan Rassimov) depositing bombs in the city of Turin. (110 mins.)
 
25.
Violent City (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A detective sick and tired of the rampant crime and violence in his city, and constantly at odds with his superiors... (89 mins.)
 
26.
Italia a mano armata (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(101 mins.)
 
27.
What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer. (96 mins.)