In psychedelic swinging 60s style, the dreaded thief (and killer) Diabolik wreaks havoc on a generic European country for his own financial gain and amusement. He shares an extravagant underground lair (and a giant bed of money) with his curvaceous, superficial girlfriend...who uses her awesome powers of wig-wearing to help Diabolik kill innocent people and steal billions from the government. Nonetheless, Diabolik is the "hero" of the film because he must face off against bumbling cops and revenge-seeking mafiosos. Written by
>Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <email@example.com>
Out for all he can take, seduce, or get away with...
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
According to John Phillip Law
, the first choice for the role of Ava Kent was an unknown model from New York, who was a friend of Charlie Bluhdorn
, the CEO of Gulf & Western, the conglomerate that owned Paramount Pictures (which had contracted to distribute the film in the US). Second choice was Catherine Deneuve
, who lasted for about a week, until director Mario Bava
decided she just was not right for the part. He finally found the perfect Ava Kent in Marisa Mell
. See more
After the emerald heist, as Diabolik is pulling the "mirror" across the road, he is wearing no mask as he begins, then it cuts to a shot with his mask on, then he is mask-less once again as he finishes pulling. See more
If you didn't see him... he's there.
Music by Ennio Morricone
Performed by Maria Cristina Brancucci (as Christy) See more