Poliziottesco Films

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1.
Caliber 9 (1972)
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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
 
2.
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
 
3.
High Crime (1973)
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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.)
 
4.
Violent Naples (1976)
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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
 
5.
The Tough Ones (1976)
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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
 
6.
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
 
7.
Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
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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.
Contraband (1980)
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Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler... (97 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
9.
The Family (1970)
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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
 
10.
Violent City (1975)
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A detective sick and tired of the rampant crime and violence in his city, and constantly at odds with his superiors... (89 mins.)
 
11.
Syndicate Sadists (1975)
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A biker's brother is killed while investigating the kidnapping of a young boy, the byproduct of a war between two crime families. The biker vows to get revenge by finding the kidnapped boy and destroying the two families. (90 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
12.
Double Game (1977)
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Drugs, murders, robberies. In Turin, violence is an everyday fact of life, but a mysterious vigilante starts cleaning up the streets... (85 mins.)
Director: Carlo Ausino
 
13.
Grand Slam (1967)
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After retirement, Professor James Anders presents criminal Mark Milford an elaborate plan to rob a diamond... (121 mins.)
 
14.
A Man Called Magnum (1977)
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Police Commissioner Dario Mauri investigates the activities of a drug ring led by Don Domenico Laurenzi. (88 mins.)
 
15.
La polizia ha le mani legate (1975)
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Luciano Ercoli's Killer Cop is actually an entirely serious Italian crime thriller (or 'Poliziotteschi'), that handles themes such as murder and terrorism. .. (95 mins.)
Director: Luciano Ercoli
 
16.
Blood and Diamonds (1977)
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A man is arrested and condemned to five years in jail for robbery. After serving his term, he is out for revenge on the gang members he considers were to blame for his arrest. The prize for this deadly fight is a large cache of diamonds. (99 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo
 
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Hallucination Strip (1975)
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A psychedelic trip with a social commentary. Bud Cort, in his debut performance, plays Massimo Monaldi... (94 mins.)
 
19.
Gang War in Milan (1973)
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A Milan produce vendor, whom moonlights as a pimp, faces off against a ruthless and greedy French gangster whom wants to unite the organized crime ring of Italy. (96 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
20.
The Violent Four (1968)
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A detective is assigned to head a manhunt for four violent bank robbers. (98 mins.)
Director: Carlo Lizzani
 
21.
Execution Squad (1972)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Stefano Vanzina
 
22.
The Italian Connection (1972)
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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
 
23.
No Way Out (1973)
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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
 
24.
The Violent Professionals (1973)
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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
 
25.
Blood in the Streets (1973)
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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
 
26.
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
 
27.
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
 
28.
Street Law (1974)
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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.)
 
29.
Emergency Squad (1974)
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A cop is consumed with the desire to get revenge on the crook who shot his wife to death during a robbery. The crook in question is Marseilles who is trying to assemble funds for his own retirement. (95 mins.)
Director: Stelvio Massi
 
30.
La città gioca d'azzardo (1975)
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Luca Altieri is a gambler. He likes cards and he is a master in playing poker. He is a cardsharper too... (101 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
31.
The Cop in Blue Jeans (1976)
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A top undercover cop finds and arrests a series of purse snatchers until he discovers an American at the top of an evil ring of thieves. (95 mins.)
Director: Bruno Corbucci
 
32.
Il grande racket (1976)
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Nico Palmieri is a police inspector who battles against hoodlums terrorising a sleepy Italian village, extorting cash from the locals. (104 mins.)
 
33.
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
 
34.
Colt 38 Special Squad (1976)
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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.)
 
35.
The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist (1977)
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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
 
36.
The Heroin Busters (1977)
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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.)
 
37.
A Man Called Magnum (1977)
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Police Commissioner Dario Mauri investigates the activities of a drug ring led by Don Domenico Laurenzi. (88 mins.)
 
38.
Un poliziotto scomodo (1978)
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In Rome, a vagrant finds the body of a teen girl, her throat professional slashed. Police inspector... (101 mins.)
Director: Stelvio Massi
 
39.
La banda del gobbo (1978)
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Vincenzo 'hunchback' plans a robbery on a armored police van with his gang. Once the job is done, his gang try to kill him and absconds with the loot... (95 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
40.
Da Corleone a Brooklyn (1979)
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Italian mobster, Michele Barresi heads for the safer climate of Brooklyn after his chief rival is gunned down in the small Sicilian town of Corleone... (95 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
41.
Tony: Another Double Game (1980)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Carlo Ausino
 
42.
Killer vs Killers (1985)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo