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Machine Gun McCain (1969)

Gli intoccabili (original title)
Tough criminal Hank McCain gets released from prison after serving twelve years for armed robbery. Hank hooks up with his son Jack, who has devised a daring plan to rob a Las Vegas casino. ... See full summary »

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Hank McCain
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Irene Tucker
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Charlie Adamo
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Don Francesco DeMarco
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Duke Mazzanga
Margherita Guzzinati ...
Margaret DeMarco
Claudio Biava ...
Barclay
Steffen Zacharias ...
Abe Stilberman
James Morrison ...
Joby Cuda
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Joni Adamo
Tony Kendall ...
Pete Zacari
Salvo Randone ...
Don Salvatore
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Rosemary Scott
Maria Mizar
Euplio Moscusu
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Storyline

Tough criminal Hank McCain gets released from prison after serving twelve years for armed robbery. Hank hooks up with his son Jack, who has devised a daring plan to rob a Las Vegas casino. Unbeknownst to Hank, Jack is also involved with volatile and ambitious mob capo Charlie Adamo, who uses Hank as a pawn so he can gain control of Vegas territory that's currently being run by the formidable Don Francesco De Marco. Written by Woodyanders

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Even the Mafia Calls Him Mister!

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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GP | See all certifications »
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29 October 1970 (USA)  »

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At Any Price  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The car chase was filmed in two days without permits using rented automobiles from Hertz. See more »

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When McCain and Irene are driving through downtown Las Vegas, all the closeups of her are played against background shots of hotels and casinos on the Las Vegas strip, miles away. See more »

Quotes

Hank McCain: What do you do? Sell women? Sell marijuana? - what d'you do? Where'd you get the twenty-five thousand? I wouldn't give you twenty-five cents. What d'you do? - you go out and you hustle yourself all over the street. Small time - no dignity! You don't beg.
Jack McCain: That's why, Hank - I need this chance. I got tired of being small change.
Hank McCain: You're gonna be small change all your life.
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Soundtracks

The Ballad of Hank McCain, Pt. 1
Composed by Audrey Nohra and Ennio Morricone
Performed by Jackie Lynton
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Not the lizard king, but not too bad
5 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

The movie is pretty good to see in that Peter Falk, of Columbo fame, gives an unexpectedly good performance as a ruthless gangster. I saw the movie on A and E, so I probably missed some details. The gist is that Cassavettes tries to win one more score from Ganster Falk(sort of like Superfly)and attempts to do so with the help of his "Little Friend", a Thompson Automatic. For a film of the late sixties, it is pretty violent. However, Cassavettes created his own style of directing, and this film showcases it.

It was hard to follow at parts, but again this may have been due to the commercial interruptions and editing.

It's about a 7.5 out of 10.


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