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Street Law -- Franco Nero stars as Carlo Antonelli, an average citizen until the day he is brutally beaten during a violent robbery.


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Release Date:
February 1976 (USA) See more »
When there's no where else to turn. See more »
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. | Add synopsis »
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Franco Nero ... Carlo
Giancarlo Prete ... Tommy

Barbara Bach ... Barbara
Renzo Palmer ... Inspector
Nazzareno Zamperla ... Beard
Massimo Vanni ... Unibrow
Romano Puppo ... Ringleader
Renata Zamengo ... Cavallo
Franco Borelli ... Borelli
Mauro Vestri ... Barman
Luigi Antonio Guerra ... Rubei (as Luigi Guerra)
Adriana Facchetti ... Bum
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nick Alexander ... Ringleader (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Cicely Browne ... Bum / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Angelo Casadei ... Photograph (uncredited)

Enzo G. Castellari ... Port (uncredited)
Lewis E. Ciannelli ... Cop / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Cyril Cusack ... Records (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Larry Dolgin ... Beard / Port (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Paul Goldfield ... Julio / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
William Kiehl ... Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Silvio Klein ... Cop (uncredited)
Mickey Knox ... Gambino (uncredited)
Rocco Lerro ... Getaway (uncredited)
Andy Luotto ... Barflies / Burglar / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Gene Luotto ... Barfly / Burglar / Rebel (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Steven Luotto ... Barfly / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Marne Maitland ... Records (uncredited)
Edward Mannix ... Cop / Lawyer / Lookout / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Dino Mattielli ... Hitman (uncredited)
Riccardo Petrazzi ... Barfly (uncredited)
Renzo Pevarello ... Extra (uncredited)

Ted Rusoff ... Professor / Walla (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Leonardo Scavino ... Leone (uncredited)
Sergio Soldano ... Himself (uncredited)
Robert Sommer ... Dispatch / Inspector (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Pat Starke ... Barbara (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Frank von Kuegelgen ... Unibrow (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Steffen Zacharias ... Lawyer (uncredited)

Directed by
Enzo G. Castellari 
Writing credits
Massimo De Rita  story &
Arduino Maiuri  screenplay (as Dino Maiuri)

Produced by
Mario Cecchi Gori .... producer
Luciano Luna .... executive producer
Original Music by
Guido De Angelis 
Maurizio De Angelis 
Cinematography by
Carlo Carlini (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Gianfranco Amicucci 
Art Direction by
Umberto Turco 
Costume Design by
Franco Antonelli 
Makeup Department
Giusy Bovino .... hair stylist (as Giuseppina Bovino)
Mario Van Riel .... makeup artist
Production Management
Vincenzo Mazzucchi .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marcello Crescenzi .... assistant director
Art Department
Eli Peyrot .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Benito Alchimede .... boom operator
Domenico Dubbini .... sound engineer
Rocco Lerro .... stunts (as Lerro Rocco)
Nazzareno Zamperla .... stunt coordinator
Biagio Gambini .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Nella Gambini .... motorcycle double (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Marcello Anconetani .... assistant camera
Massimo Carlini .... camera operator
Antonio D'Amato .... still photographer
Sergio Martinelli .... camera operator
Editorial Department
Roberto Amicucci .... assistant editor
Piero Bozza .... assistant editor
Other crew
Gene Luotto .... dialogue director: English version
Mario Lupi .... administrator
Maria Luisa Merci .... continuity
Tommaso Pantano .... production secretary
Giandomenico Stellitano .... production secretary
Nazzareno Zamperla .... master at arms
Mickey Knox .... dialogue coach (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Il cittadino si ribella" - Italy (original title)
"The Citizen Rebels" - USA
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105 min
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Did You Know?

Jennifer O'Neil was also considered for the female lead.See more »
Boom mic visible: 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 »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Street Law: Laying Down the Law (2006) (V)See more »


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re: Enzo G. Castellari-The Italian Master!, 20 May 2006
Author: andrewlapointe from Canada

"Street Law" (1974) is one of Italian genre director Enzo G. Castellari's many crime thrillers. Italian superstar Franco Nero plays an ordinary citizen who is temporarily taken hostage and beaten by a group of sadistic bank robbers. He tells his story to the police who blow him off after accusing him of being reckless in fighting back with such dangerous criminals. Good old Nero decides to take the law into his own hands and stage a war with the thugs, against the wishes of his girlfriend (Barbara "Mrs. Ringo Starr" Bach) Director Castellari is credited as being one of the pioneers of the crime/police thriller genre in Italy. He proves to be ingenious in his simple mastery of action sequence staging. His use of Peckinpah-style slow mo is also damn exciting. The editing and cinematography are also very striking! Another plus is the catchy rock score by Guido and Maurizio De Angelis that adds real punch to the great opening credit sequence.

"Street Law" isn't exactly a stand-out or a distinctive piece of cinema in the endless array of action movies from around the world, but Castellari sure as hell is!

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