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Street Law (1974)
"Il cittadino si ribella" (original title)

 -  Action | Thriller  -  February 1976 (USA)
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Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young ... See full summary »

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Antonelli
Giancarlo Prete ...
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Barbara
Renzo Palmer ...
Inspector
Nazzareno Zamperla ...
Beard
Massimo Vanni ...
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Romano Puppo ...
Boss
Renata Zamengo ...
Cavallo
Franco Borelli ...
Borelli
Mauro Vestri ...
Barman
Luigi Antonio Guerra ...
Rubei (as Luigi Guerra)
Adriana Facchetti ...
Gianni's Friend
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Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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On the commentary for the Blue-Underground DVD release, Director/Blue-Underground president William Lustig told director Enzo G. Castellari that "Il Cittadino si rubella" was the inspiration for his film Vigilante (1983). They both started laughing because "Il Cittadino si rubella" was retitled "Vigilante II" when released on video in the United Kingdom. This means the film that inspired the other illogically became its "sequel." See more »

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After two young thugs hit Franco Nero's car and threaten him, a boom mike is reflected in their car as they drive off. See more »

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Slick, violent tale.
18 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

After being taken as a hostage and beaten by three vicious bank robbers, an "average guy" (Franco Nero) becomes outraged by the refusal of the police to take drastic action and decides to go on a personal war against the underworld. The script of this slick-looking, violent tale is standard crime-movie stuff, but director Castellari manages to put in some stylish shots and to stage a gripping final shootout. It's almost as if you're watching a spaghetti crime thriller. (**)


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