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Angela Giussani (story) and
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May 1968 (USA) See more »
Out for all he can take, seduce, or get away with...
In psychedelic swinging 60s style, the dreaded thief (and killer) Diabolik wreaks havoc on a generic... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

John Phillip Law ... Diabolik

Marisa Mell ... Eva Kant

Michel Piccoli ... Inspector Ginko

Adolfo Celi ... Ralph Valmont
Claudio Gora ... Police Chief
Mario Donen ... Sgt. Danek
Renzo Palmer ... Minister's Assistant

Caterina Boratto ... Lady Clark
Lucia Modugno ... Prostitute
Annie Gorassini ... Rose
Carlo Croccolo ... Lorry Driver
Lidia Biondi ... Policewoman (as Lidia Biondi C.S.C.)
Andrea Bosic ... Bank Manager
Federico Boido ... Valmont's Henchman
Tiberio Mitri ... Valmont's Henchman
Isarco Ravaioli ... Valmont's Henchman
Giorgio Sciolette ... Morgue Physician

Terry-Thomas ... Minister of Finance (as Terry Thomas)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bruno Alias ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Ennio Antonelli ... Syndicate Member (uncredited)
Robert Buchanan ... Man in Charge fo Gold (uncredited)
Lella Cattaneo ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Massimo Ciprari ... 2nd Diplomat (uncredited)
Giulio Donnini ... Dr. Vernier (uncredited)
Giuseppe Fazio ... Tony (uncredited)
Giorgio Gennari ... Rudy (uncredited)
Guidarino Guidi ... Frank (uncredited)
Wolfgang Hillinger ... Valmont's Henchman (uncredited)
Edward Febo Kelleng ... Sir Harold Clark (uncredited)
Enzo Mondino ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Francesco Mulé ... Crematoria Operator (uncredited)
Filippo Perego ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Domenico Ravenna ... Party guest (uncredited)
Oscar Sciamanna ... Journalist (uncredited)

Directed by
Mario Bava 
Writing credits
Angela Giussani (story) and
Luciana Giussani (story) &
Arduino Maiuri (story) (as Dino Maiuri) &
Adriano Baracco (story)

Arduino Maiuri (screenplay) (as Dino Maiuri) &
Brian Degas (screenplay) &
Tudor Gates (screenplay) &
Mario Bava (screenplay)

Produced by
Dino De Laurentiis .... producer
Bruno Todin .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
Cinematography by
Antonio Rinaldi (director of photography)
Mario Bava (uncredited)
Film Editing by
Romana Fortini 
Casting by
Guidarino Guidi 
Art Direction by
Flavio Mogherini 
Costume Design by
Luciana Marinucci 
Piero Gherardi (uncredited)
Makeup Department
Otello Fava .... makeup artist
Renata Magnanti .... hair stylist
Production Management
Bruno Todini .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lamberto Bava .... assistant director
Art Department
Ennio Michettoni .... set dresser
Sound Department
Mavio Celentano .... sound recordist
Italo Cameracanna .... foley artist (uncredited)
Italo Cameracanna .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Francesca Romana Coluzzi .... stunts (uncredited)
Biagio Gambini .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Nella Gambini .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Alfonso Avincola .... still photographer
Antonio Rinaldi .... camera operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tigano Lo Faro .... costumes
Gabriele Mayer .... costumes (as Mayer)
Other crew
Giorgio Adriani .... production assistant
Nicola Balini .... consultant: underwater sequences
Nino Lembo .... jewellery
Rosalba Scavia .... script girl
Fred Sidewater .... production accountant
Marco Tamburella .... production assistant
Adriana de Roberto .... voice dubbing: Caterina Boratto (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Diabolik" - Italy (original title)
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France:105 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:M (2007) | Finland:K-16 | France:U | Singapore:PG | UK:12 | USA:M (original rating) (Approved No. 21645) | USA:PG-13 (re-rating) | West Germany:16

Did You Know?

Featured in the final episode of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" (1988).See more »
Continuity: 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 »
Diabolik:[as he and the bad guy freefall from a plane that has suddenly exploded] I almost forgot. When I stumbled, I attached a magnetic capsule to your plane.
Ralph Valmont:Who cares? Pull the cord!
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21 out of 34 people found the following review useful.
Best of its Type, 5 March 2003
Author: Space_Mafune from Newfoundland, Canada

This tale about a super criminal mastermind is perhaps the most exciting stylized inventive "true to its source" comic book adaptation ever filmed. Without a doubt, one of the finest performances, if not the finest, by John Philip Law in the lead role. But this film is mainly a feast for the eyes...a common quality trait true of most Mario Bava films.

This is one film that never feels slow to the's always fast-paced and is never dull.

The only problem I have with the film is it makes a hero out of a character who sometimes goes too far but again it was simply being true to its source..excellent film! Much too good it should be vandalized by Mystery Science Theater 3000 (which it most unfortunately was).

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