Professional killer is hired by his brother, a gang boss, to wipe out a rival gangster.

Director:

Writers:

(novel),
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

After finding out that the hippie lifestyle isn't as glamorous as the media makes it look, Dennie comes home to find disapproval and judgment at every turn, and her sister Susie wanting to follow in her footsteps.

Director: Joseph Sargent
Stars: Sally Field, Eleanor Parker, Lane Bradbury
Back Roads (1981)
Adventure | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A prostitute and a drifter find themselves bound together as they make their way through the rural South, doing what they have to do to survive.

Director: Martin Ritt
Stars: Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, David Keith
The Way West (1967)
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In 1843 a former U.S. senator leads a wagon train of settlers to Oregon, but his megalomania leads to growing dissatisfaction with his leadership.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Richard Widmark
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Ritt
Stars: Sally Field, James Garner, Brian Kerwin
The End (1978)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Slapstick black comedy about a man (Reynolds) who finds that he hasn't much longer to live and has bungled his attempts at suicide.

Director: Burt Reynolds
Stars: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Dom DeLuise
Hooper (1978)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Hollywood aging stuntman Sonny Hooper wants to prove that he's still got what it takes to be a great professional in this risky and under-recognized line of work.

Director: Hal Needham
Stars: Burt Reynolds, Jan-Michael Vincent, Sally Field
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiancé Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Mulligan
Stars: Sally Field, James Caan, Jeff Bridges
Home for the Holidays (TV Movie 1972)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An ailing man summons his four daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his new wife, who he suspects is poisoning him.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey
Stars: Jessica Walter, Sally Field, Jill Haworth
Marriage: Year One (TV Movie 1971)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A fourth-year medical student marries a millionaire's daughter, but he insists that they live on the little money that he earns.

Director: William A. Graham
Stars: Sally Field, Robert Pratt, William Windom
Hitched (TV Movie 1971)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The adventures of a newly married teenage couple in the Old West.

Director: Boris Sagal
Stars: Sally Field, Tim Matheson, Neville Brand
Surrender (1987)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.

Director: Jerry Belson
Stars: Sally Field, Michael Caine, Steve Guttenberg
Bridger (TV Movie 1976)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story of famous frontiersman Jim Bridger, who is given 40 days to cut a trail through the Rocky Mountains to the California coast and told that if he can't do it, the territory will be lost to England.

Director: David Lowell Rich
Stars: James Wainwright, Ben Murphy, Dirk Blocker
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Lieutenant Pete Tolstad
...
Vikki
...
Angel
...
Mike Nash
...
Gordon
...
Mongo Nash
Johnny Haymer ...
Rocca
...
Kanole
Howard Dayton ...
Blindman
Gregg Palmer ...
Szabo
...
Freddie
Angelo Rossitto ...
Trembles
Edit

Storyline

Professional killer is hired by his brother, a gang boss, to wipe out a rival gangster.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

gangster | murder | based on novel | See All (3) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 December 1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Codice criminale  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Absolutely terrific

This movie made for the small screen represents the quintessence of what I love the most in the film noir. Even if it's not the authentic definition that other movie buffs may give to it. I don't care. This feature was aired on a french channel during the late seventies, but I missed it. I only knew the novel written by Richard Johnson, an ex con like Eddy Bunker. Novels speaking of brutality, violence and total despair for every one, and where only the most ruthless guys survive. So this movie is fairly faithful to the original. A fierce story for a hopeless atmosphere where you don't have to expect any happy endings. What can I say to describe the Telly Savalas or Joe Don Baker's performances? I can't find words strong enough to tell you. Outstanding, fabulous, awesome... I will never forget one of the last scene, where (SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS) the Joe Don Baker's character

  • Mongo - dies standing still under the rain. Read the other comment


too, it's better than mine.

Pure hopeless seventies style, the kind of movies I have always loved and always will.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Mongo's Back in Town (1971) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?