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Ricco (1973)

After 2 years in prison Ricco is released and on a path of vengeance. His father, the head of a mafia family, is gunned down by the ambitious Don Vito and now Ricco is looking to settle the score.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ricco Aversi
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Scilla
Malisa Longo ...
Rosa
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Cyrano
Manuel Zarzo ...
Tony
José María Caffarel ...
The Marsigliese
Ángel Álvarez ...
Giuseppe Calogero
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Don Vito
Paola Senatore ...
Concetta Aversi
Luis Induni ...
Ricco's father
Tomás Blanco
Víctor Israel ...
Checana, the nightclub owner
José Canalejas
Luigi Antonio Guerra ...
Concetta's husband
Rina Franchetti ...
Ricco's mother
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After 2 years in prison Ricco is released and on a path of vengeance. His father, the head of a mafia family, is gunned down by the ambitious Don Vito and now Ricco is looking to settle the score.

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Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel cited this movie as Dog of the Week on their TV show. See more »

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Not as it may seem!
25 October 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

If you have ever seen the title "Cauldron of Death" in your horror section, and it has the same cover or close to it as what's seen on this page, you are in for a definite surprise!

This is actually a very well made crime/revenge flick starring Chris Mitchum as Ricco. Who upon release from prison delves back into the underworld to seek revenge for his Mafia Chief fathers murder.

A great soundtrack and a hell wad of violence makes this a real winner for Italo/Crime buffs


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