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Machine Gun McCain (1969) More at IMDbPro »Gli intoccabili (original title)

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Machine Gun McCain -- Charlie Adamo is a rough-hewn but ambitious underworld kingpin who has taken control of the West Coast syndicates and wants a piece of the action in Las Vegas.


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Release Date:
29 October 1970 (USA) See more »
Even the Mafia Calls Him Mister!
Tough criminal Hank McCain gets released from prison after serving twelve years for armed robbery. Hank hooks up with his son Jack... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

John Cassavetes ... Hank McCain

Britt Ekland ... Irene Tucker

Peter Falk ... Charlie Adamo

Gabriele Ferzetti ... Don Francesco DeMarco

Luigi Pistilli ... Duke Mazzanga
Margherita Guzzinati ... Margaret DeMarco
Claudio Biava ... Barclay
Steffen Zacharias ... Abe Stilberman
James Morrison ... Joby Cuda

Florinda Bolkan ... Joni Adamo
Tony Kendall ... Pete Zacari
Salvo Randone ... Don Salvatore

Gena Rowlands ... Rosemary Scott
Maria Mizar
Euplio Moscusu
Mirella Pamphili
Raffaele Triggia
Gaetano Imbró
Silvana Bacci
Franco Riti
Pierluigi Aprà ... Jack McCain
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Ackerman ... Britten
Annabella Andreoli ... Assunta Esposito

Val Avery ... Chuck Regan
Ennanno Consolazione ... Gennarino Esposito
Carol Doda
Billy Lee ... Pepe
Dennis Sallas ... Fred Tecosky
Lewis E. Ciannelli ... Abe (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Geoffrey Copleston ... Priest (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Larry Dolgin ... Cop (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Dan Gregory ... The Baby Faced Killer (uncredited)
Anthony La Penna ... Demarco (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Jackie Lynton ... The Balladeer (voice) (uncredited)

Ted Rusoff ... Rocco (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Marc Smith ... Cuda (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Robert Sommer ... Barclay (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Dan Sturkie ... Sheriff (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Directed by
Giuliano Montaldo 
Writing credits
Mino Roli (story)

Ovid Demaris (novel "Candyleg")

Mino Roli (screenplay)

Israel Horovitz (dialogue) (as Israel Horowitz)

Giuliano Montaldo  uncredited

Produced by
Bino Cicogna .... producer
Marco Vicario .... producer
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
Cinematography by
Erico Menczer 
Film Editing by
Franco Fraticelli 
Production Design by
Flavio Mogherini 
Art Direction by
Emilio Baldelli 
Roberto Velocchio 
Set Decoration by
Ennio Michettoni 
Flavio Mogherini 
Costume Design by
Enrico Sabbatini 
Makeup Department
Giancarlo De Leonardis .... hair stylist
Michele Trimarchi .... makeup artist
Production Management
Romano Cardarelli .... production manager
Agostino Pascatti .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fabrizio Gianni .... assistant director
Sound Department
Giovanni Fratarcangeli .... boom operator
Luciano Welisch .... sound editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Orlando Dolci .... key grip
Rodolfo Flibotti .... lighting technician
Silvio Fraschetti .... camera operator
Renato Mascagno .... assistant camera
Stelvio Mass .... still photographer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marcella Moretti .... wardrobe
Nadia Vitali .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Adriana Benedetti .... assistant editor
Pierluigi Leonardi .... assistant editor
Andrea Gargano .... final colorist (uncredited)
Music Department
Bruno Nicolai .... conductor
Other crew
Enrico Melonari .... production secretary
Vittoria Vigorelli .... script supervisor
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Gli intoccabili" - Italy (original title)
"For a Price" - International (English title) (informal title)
"The Untouchables" - Europe (English title)
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96 min | Italy:116 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Did You Know?

The sequence with Hank McCain being released from jail was shot at San Quentin Prison without permits.See more »
Errors in geography: 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 »
Joni Adamo:I can't stand the West any longer. You've absolutely got to get us to New York.
Don Francesco DeMarco:And what else?
Joni Adamo:Have Charlie transferred.
Don Francesco DeMarco:Joanie, this isn't the time to talk about it. Not now.
Joni Adamo:I've got to be - near you.
Don Francesco DeMarco:All right. I'll do my best.
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The Ballad of Hank McCain, Pt. 2See more »


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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
A Great 70s Gangster Flick, 1 November 2006
Author: Willy Thatcher from Canada

I just recently got Drive-in Classics channel and it was the best decision of my life. Why? Because I get to see rare movies from the genres and eras long forgotten by most. This was one of those movies. Peter Falk stands out most in this movie just like he does in any of his movies. He's a mobster, a ruthless one at that and takes the cake for number one on my list of bad asses. If you ever get a chance to pick this up in a store or see it on TV then watch it and enjoy it. You'll never regret that decision.

For style, Ennio Morricone's great score and Peter Falk. I give this movie 10/10.

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