Italo Crime

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1.
We Still Kill the Old Way (1967)
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A leftist professor wants the truth about two men killed during a hunting party; but the mafia, the Church and corrupt politicians don't want him to learn it. (99 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
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Illustrious Corpses (1976)
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A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges... (120 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
3.
They Have Changed Their Face (1971)
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In this allegory on capitalism, director of a known car corporation invites one of his employees to his country villa to give him the good news. He just got promoted. However, the old man is not what he seems and promotion has a price. (90 mins.)
Director: Corrado Farina
 
4.
Hands Over the City (1963)
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Prior to a city council election, the collapse of a building leaves a land developer and his political backers defending themselves against a scandal. (101 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
5.
Lucky Luciano (1973)
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Biopic of Mafia boss Lucky Luciano, covering his life from 1946 to 1962 with occasional flashbacks. (105 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
6.
Naked Violence (1969)
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Some youngsters kill their teacher; but they won't tell their motivation. The police detective on the case feels some sinister influence behind the young murderers. (92 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo
 
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The Mad Dog Killer (1977)
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Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape... (91 mins.)
Director: Sergio Grieco
 
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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
 
9.
Mafia Junction (1973)
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The Superbitch uses her body to deceive and manipulate men to get what she wants. (95 mins.)
 
10.
Corleone (1978)
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Two friends grow up together in the Sicily of the '50s. Two different destiny, two different way of life. Could their friendship survive to the mafia shadow? (108 mins.)
 
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The Assassin of Rome (1972)
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In Mussolini's Rome a murderer is targeting young girls. The movie explores how the fascist mind works, how it plays its values off the sentiment of the masses and explores the role of the press in creating a unified narrative. (98 mins.)
Director: Damiano Damiani
 
12.
Seven Times Seven (1968)
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A gang of prison inmates escapes and robs the Royal Mint. (92 mins.)
Director: Michele Lupo
 
13.
The Flower in His Mouth (1975)
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A female school teacher is implicated in a murder in a Sicilian town only hours after her arrival. The... (113 mins.)
Director: Luigi Zampa
 
14.
Cry of a Prostitute (1974)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Andrea Bianchi
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
Il giorno del Cobra (1980)
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An American narcotics agent is murdered in Italy. The head of the department decides to hire Larry Stanziani... (95 mins.)
 
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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
 
18.
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.)
 
19.
The Big 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.)
 
20.
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
 
21.
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
 
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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.)
 
23.
Almost Human (1974)
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A small-time homicidal maniac kidnaps the daughter of a rich man, prompting a hardened detective to work outside the law to pursue him. (99 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
24.
What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
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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.)
 
25.
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
 
26.
Young, Violent, Dangerous (1976)
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In this riveting Italian exploitation thriller, three young men embark upon a terrifying series of bloody crimes... (100 mins.)
 
27.
The Designated Victim (1971)
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A wealthy, decadent count convinces a disillusioned playboy that they shall murder one another's relatives... (105 mins.)
Director: Maurizio Lucidi