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1. The Possession of Michael King (2014)

R | 83 min | Horror

5.8
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34 Metascore

Michael King (Shane Johnson), who doesn't believe in God or the Devil. Following the sudden death of his wife, Michael decides to make his next film about the search for the existence of ... See full summary »

Writers: David Jung, Tedi Sarafian | Director: David Jung | Stars: Shane Johnson, Ella Anderson, Cara Pifko, Krystal Alvarez

2. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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65 Metascore

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed.

Writer: Oliver Stone | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

3. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

R | 200 min | Crime, Drama

9.1
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80 Metascore

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.

Writers: Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

4. Orphan (2009)

R | 123 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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42 Metascore

A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.

Writers: David Johnson, Alex Mace | Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, CCH Pounder

5. Wild Tales (2014)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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83 Metascore

A story about love deception, the return of the past, a tragedy, or even the violence contained in an everyday detail, appear themselves to push them towards the abyss, into the undeniable pleasure of losing control.

Writer: Damián Szifrón | Director: Damián Szifrón | Stars: Liliana Ackerman, Rita Cortese, Ricardo Darín, Nancy Dupláa

6. Addams Family Values (1993)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.

Writers: Charles Addams, Paul Rudnick | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Joan Cusack

7. Man of Tai Chi (2013)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama

6.1
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52 Metascore

A young martial artist's unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club.

Writer: Michael G. Cooney | Director: Keanu Reeves | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Iko Uwais, Tiger Hu Chen, Simon Yam

8. The Guard (2011)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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78 Metascore

An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is partnered with an up-tight F.B.I. agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring.

Writer: John Michael McDonagh | Director: John Michael McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong, Ronan Collins

9. Wild at Heart (1990)

NC-17 | 125 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.3
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52 Metascore

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Writers: Barry Gifford, David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman

10. Dressed to Kill (1980)

X | 105 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A mysterious, tall blonde woman murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high class call girl who witnessed the murder.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon

11. eXistenZ (1999)

R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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68 Metascore

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe

12. Femme Fatale (2002)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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59 Metascore

A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Antonio Banderas, Peter Coyote, Eriq Ebouaney

13. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

4.0
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19 Metascore

Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality ... See full summary »

Writers: Debra Hill, John Carpenter, Larry Brand, Sean Hood | Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Busta Rhymes, Brad Loree, Bianca Kajlich

14. Halloween II (1981)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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44 Metascore

While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her.

Writers: John Carpenter, Debra Hill | Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Charles Cyphers, Jeffrey Kramer

15. Running with Scissors (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.

Writers: Ryan Murphy, Augusten Burroughs | Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow

16. Thérèse (2012)

110 min | Drama

6.1
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49 Metascore

An unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures.

Writers: François Mauriac, Claude Miller, Natalie Carter | Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demoustier, Catherine Arditi

17. Max Payne 3 (2012 Video Game)

Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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Nine years after the events of Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003), Max finds himself living a degenerative lifestyle, addicted to painkillers and alcohol in the city of Sao Paulo, ... See full summary »

Writers: Dan Houser, Rupert Humphries, Michael Unsworth | Director: Rod Edge | Stars: James McCaffrey, Julian Dean, Frank Rodriguez, Addison LeMay

18. Blancanieves (2012)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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82 Metascore

A twist on the Snow White fairy tale that is set in 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter.

Writer: Pablo Berger | Director: Pablo Berger | Stars: Maribel Verdú, Emilio Gavira, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ángela Molina

19. The Scapegoat (2012)

Drama

7.3
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Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.

Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Charles Sturridge | Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Matthew Rhys, Eileen Atkins, Anton Lesser, Jodhi May

20. Deep Red (1975)

X | 126 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.

Writers: Dario Argento, Bernardino Zapponi | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril

21. Maniac (1980)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.5
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A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?

Writers: C.A. Rosenberg, Joe Spinell | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Abigail Clayton, Kelly Piper

22. Missing in Action (1984)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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Colonel James Braddock is an American officer who spent seven years in a North Vietnamese POW camp, then escaped 10 years ago. After the bloodiest war, Braddock accompanies a government ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Silver, Larry Levinson, Steve Bing, James Bruner, John Crowther, Lance Hool | Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress, Lenore Kasdorf

23. Never Talk to Strangers (1995)

R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.0
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Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist, meets a mysterious and seductive young man, Tony Ramirez, and falls in love with him. As a result of this relationship, she changes her personality when... See full summary »

Writers: Lewis A. Green, Jordan Rush | Director: Peter Hall | Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Antonio Banderas, Dennis Miller, Len Cariou

24. Berserk (1997– )

Not Rated | 625 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court.

Creator: Kentaro Miura | Stars: Nobutoshi Kanna, Marc Diraison, Kan Tokumaru, Eken Mine

25. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)

GP | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

7.2
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A writer is stalked by a serial killer after witnessing a murder attempt on one woman's life.

Writer: Dario Argento | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno, Eva Renzi

26. Young Einstein (1988)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, History

5.0
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Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his ... See full summary »

Writers: David Roach, Yahoo Serious | Director: Yahoo Serious | Stars: Yahoo Serious, Odile Le Clezio, John Howard, Peewee Wilson

27. London After Midnight (1927)

Unrated | 69 min | Drama, Horror

7.1
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The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?

Writers: Tod Browning, Waldemar Young, Joseph Farnham | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams

28. Soldier of Orange (1977)

R | 165 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.8
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This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.

Writers: Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema, Kees Holierhoek, Gerard Soeteman, Paul Verhoeven | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Jeroen Krabbé, Susan Penhaligon, Edward Fox

29. Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)

Unrated | 102 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.

Writers: Gianfranco Clerici, Lucio Fulci, Roberto Gianviti | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Florinda Bolkan, Barbara Bouchet, Tomas Milian, Irene Papas

30. Anthropophagus (1980)

90 min | Horror

5.4
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A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.

Writers: Joe D'Amato, George Eastman | Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Tisa Farrow, Saverio Vallone, Serena Grandi, Margaret Mazzantini

31. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)

GP | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company's experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.

Writers: Dario Argento, Luigi Collo, Dardano Sacchetti | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: James Franciscus, Karl Malden, Catherine Spaak, Pier Paolo Capponi

32. Patrick (1978)

PG | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own.

Writer: Everett De Roche | Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Susan Penhaligon, Robert Helpmann, Rod Mullinar, Bruce Barry

33. Boy Meets Girl (1984)

100 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Leos Carax's (Pola X, Lovers on the Bridge) brilliant feature debut follows the relationship of an aspiring filmmaker (Denis Lavant)... See full synopsis »

Writer: Leos Carax | Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Denis Lavant, Mireille Perrier, Carroll Brooks, Maïté Nahyr

34. Visiting Hours (1982)

R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller

5.4
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A crazed, women-hating killer (Ironside) attacks journalist Deborah Ballin (Grant). When he discovers that his attack didn't kill Deborah, he comes to the hospital to finish what he started.

Writer: Brian Taggert | Director: Jean-Claude Lord | Stars: Michael Ironside, Lee Grant, Linda Purl, William Shatner

35. Scrapbook (2000 Video)

Unrated | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

4.3
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A young woman named Clara is captured by a serial killer named Leonard who records his "life story" by keeping a scrapbook of his many victims. In addition to adhering Polaroids, scraps of ... See full summary »

Writer: Tommy Biondo | Director: Eric Stanze | Stars: Emily Haack, Tommy Biondo, Todd Tevlin, Elizabeth Hammock

36. Absurd (1981)

90 min | Horror

5.3
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A priest comes to a small town to help get rid of a monster whose blood coagulates very fast. This creates problems as the monster is very hard to kill and then decides to go on a killing spree of its own.

Writer: George Eastman | Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: George Eastman, Annie Belle, Charles Borromel, Katya Berger

37. Thunder Road (1958)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A veteran comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and ... See full summary »

Writers: James Atlee Phillips, Walter Wise, Robert Mitchum | Director: Arthur Ripley | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry, Jacques Aubuchon, Keely Smith

38. Voices (2007)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.7
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This creepy, supernatural thriller revolves around the paranoid belief that those dearest to you may want you dead.

Writers: Kyung-ok Kang, Hyo-Chul Lee, Ki-hwan Oh, Lee Shin-ae | Director: Ki-hwan Oh | Stars: Jin-seo Yoon, Gi-woong Park, Ki-woo Lee, Yu-seon Ham

39. Ouija Board (2004)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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Yu-jin and her blind mother move to a small village from Seoul. On her first day at the new school, Yu-jin gets picked on by her classmates. Along with other victims of hatred, Yu-jin puts ... See full summary »

Writer: Byeong-ki Ahn | Director: Byeong-ki Ahn | Stars: Gyu-ri Kim, Se-eun Lee, Yu-ri Lee, Seong-min Choi

40. Phar Lap (1983)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.3
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55 Metascore

The true story of a Australian racehorse that becomes a champion with the help of a local stableboy.

Writer: David Williamson | Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Tom Burlinson, Judy Morris, Richard Morgan, Robert Grubb

41. 29 February (2006)

90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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Ji-yeon, a tollgate ticket girl, is frightened by a mysterious black car, which hands over a bloodstained ticket as a fee at midnight. Her fear deepens after her colleague, Jong-sook, tells... See full summary »

Writer: Il-han Yoo | Director: Jong-hoon Jung | Stars: Eun-jin Baek, Yoon-jeong Choi, Ho Im, Hyeon-kyeong Im

42. Rowing with the Wind (1988)

R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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The film is situated in the time when Mary Shelley wrote her novel "Frankenstein". It describes the relationship between Lord Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley during various voyages through ... See full summary »

Writer: Gonzalo Suárez | Director: Gonzalo Suárez | Stars: Hugh Grant, Lizzy McInnerny, Valentine Pelka, Elizabeth Hurley

43. Cello (2005)

Not Rated | 94 min | Horror, Mystery

6.2
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A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck

Writer: Woo-cheol Lee | Director: Woo-cheol Lee | Stars: Hyeon-a Seong, Da-an Park, Ho-bin Jeong, Jin Woo

44. Gen-X Cops (1999)

R | 114 min | Action, Thriller, Comedy

6.0
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The "Generation X Cops" are four young officers of the Hong Kong Police, joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the... See full summary »

Writers: Benny Chan, Koan Hui, Yee-Wah Lee, Bey Logan, Peter Tsi | Director: Benny Chan | Stars: Nicholas Tse, Stephen Fung, Sam Lee, Grace Yip

45. Streets (1990)

R | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Serious, well-made story of runaways living in Venice, California, under the threat of a psychotic cop who is a serial killer of prostitutes.

Writers: Andy Ruben, Katt Shea | Director: Katt Shea | Stars: Christina Applegate, David Mendenhall, Eb Lottimer, Jane Chung

46. The Bite (1989)

R | 98 min | Horror

4.7
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After a young man is bitten on the hand by a radioactive snake, his hand changes into a lethal snake head, which attacks everyone he comes into contact with. Also, his body becomes filled ... See full summary »

Writers: Frederico Prosperi, Susan Zelouf | Director: Frederico Prosperi | Stars: Jill Schoelen, J. Eddie Peck, Jamie Farr, Savina Gersak

47. The Mystery of the Yellow Room (2003)

118 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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A woman is sleeping in her bedroom. Her room can not be opened from the outside, but only from inside. When suddenly one night somebody attempted to murder her. Before the police arrived ... See full summary »

Writers: Gaston Leroux, Bruno Podalydès | Director: Bruno Podalydès | Stars: Denis Podalydès, Jean-Noël Brouté, Claude Rich, Scali Delpeyrat

48. Violette (1978)

124 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.2
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Actress Isabelle Huppert and director Claude Chabrol unite to tell this story of a woman who shuns her well-to-do upbringing and delves into a life of crime in this thriller.

Writers: Odile Barski, Hervé Bromberger, Frédéric Grendel, Jean-Marie Fritère | Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean Carmet, Jean-François Garreaud

49. Exterminators of the Year 3000 (1983)

R | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.9
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They Killed to Survive...

Writers: Elisa Briganti, Dardano Sacchetti, José Truchado | Director: Giuliano Carnimeo | Stars: Robert Iannucci, Alicia Moro, Luciano Pigozzi, Eduardo Fajardo

50. Escape from the Bronx (1983)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.6
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A rag-tag group of people must fight extermination squads amid their ruined city.

Writers: Tito Carpi, Enzo G. Castellari | Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Mark Gregory, Henry Silva, Valeria D'Obici, Giancarlo Prete