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Across 110th Street (1972)

Two New York City cops go after amateur crooks who are trying to rip off the Mafia and start a gang war.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Adu ...
Black Assistant
Frank Arno ...
Detective Rizzo
Joseph Attles ...
Mr. Jessup (as Joe Attles)
Paul Benjamin ...
Jim Harris
Ed Bernard ...
Joe Logart
Tina Beyer ...
Black Whore
Gerry Black ...
Patrolman
Samual Blue Jr. ...
Dr. Christmas
Norman Bush ...
Bartender
Anthony C. Cannon ...
Sal (as Anthony Cannon)
Maria Carey ...
Maria
Anthony Charnota ...
Frank
Dick Crockett ...
Patrolman
Keith Davis ...
Cab Driver
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Patrolman (as George Di Cenzo)
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Storyline

In a daring robbery, some $300,000 is taken from the Italian mob. Several mafiosi are killed, as are two policemen. Lt. Pope and Mattelli are two New York City cops trying to break the case. Three small-time criminals are on the run with the money. Will the mafia catch them first, or will the police? Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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If you steal $300,000 from the mob, it's not robbery. It's suicide.


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23 March 1973 (Finland)  »

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110-Ban machi kôsaten  »

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Trivia

John Wayne, Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas turned down the role of Capt. Frank Mattelli, leading Anthony Quinn--the film's executive producer--to star in the part himself. See more »

Goofs

About 18 minutes into the movie, a cameraman can clearly be seen in the mirror. See more »

Quotes

Henry J. Jackson: Mm! Shazam! GodDAMN!
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Referenced in Tähdet, tähdet: Elokuvamusiikki (2016) See more »

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If You Don't Want My Love
Written by Bobby Womack
Performed by Bobby Womack
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A still undiscovered classic
26 May 2002 | by (Los Angeles CA) – See all my reviews

This movie sweats. Early on in the mostly pandering "blacksplotation" film cycle of the seventies, came this incredibly violent, hate filled drama of three small time crooks who stumble on a big score and their hopeless attempt to survive it. The film is utterly dark and features nary a cheap shot or moment of easy cynicism.

In one scene Anthony Quinn and Yaphet Kotto go to the apartment of one of the crooks lovers, already slain, to look for information and break the news. This is one of the most heartbreaking scenes ever put on film, a model of restraint and economy in a film that is busting at the seams. Actors who were probably barely in another movie give magnificent performances. The neglected Kotto was never better.

A very disturbing film that demands to be seen; art.




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