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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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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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The cast and crew ate lunch at the gas station restaurant used in this film. See more »

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Referenced in The Exterminator (1980) See more »

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Great Italian crime thriller.
19 October 2003 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Rico Aversi(Christopher Mitchum)is the son of a murdered mafia chief,who is slowly engulfed by a world of forgery and drugs in order to avenge his father's slaying.His adversary,Don Vito(an excellent Arthur Kennedy,who never achieved the recognition he deserved),is cruel,vicious and has years of gangland experience on his side.Here is a battle of wits,blood and violence that ends in a powerful and dramatic climax."Mean Machine" is a memorable Italian crime thriller.It has wall-to-wall nudity(supplied by Malisa Longo and Barbara Bouchet),plenty of gunplay and some nasty bits of gore for example the castration scene.The film is pretty hard to find,but you should search for it.My rating:7 out of 10.


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