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Almost Human (1974)
"Milano odia: la polizia non può sparare" (original title)

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A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't making him all that much money, so he figures to hit the "big time" by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.

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Giulio Sacchi
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Commissario Walter Grandi
Laura Belli ...
Marilù Porrino
Gino Santercole ...
Vittorio
Mario Piave ...
Grandi's Assistant
Luciano Catenacci ...
Ugo Majone
Pippo Starnazza ...
Papà
Lorenzo Piani ...
Gianni - Marilù's Boyfriend
Joris Muzio ...
Giulio's Lawyer (as Muzio Joris)
Rosita Torosh ...
Marta
Franco Ferrari ...
Brambilla
Francesco D'Adda ...
Romano
Annie Carol Edel ...
Marta's friend (as Annie Edel)
Giuseppe Castellano ...
Police Inspector with glasses
Tom Felleghy ...
Judge Rossi
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A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't making him all that much money, so he figures to hit the "big time" by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.

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American actor Richard Conte was originally cast in the part of Commissario Walter Grandi. Conte however died shortly before filming began and production could not be halted. The first available actor for the part was Henry Silva. Silva at the time was mostly known for playing villains and killers so director Umberto Lenzi had to work hard to try to make him fit the character of a cop. See more »

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Gritty and violent Italian crime thriller.
5 April 2009 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Giulio Sacchi is a violent criminal scumbag who kills several cops in the course of some petty crimes.After being kicked out of his gang for murdering a police officer,Sacchi is forced to scrape out a living by robbing cigarette machines.He decides to kidnap Mary Lou,the daughter of a wealthy businessman.Enlisting the help of two of his friends,the trio not only kidnaps the girl but also massacres a house full of rich people in an unflinchingly brutal scene.It's time for Inspector Walter Grandi to catch this vicious criminal...Violent and sadistic Italian polizioteschi flick with memorable central performances of Henry Silva and Tomas Milian.The pace is relatively slow,but there is enough sleaze and brutal violence to keep fans of Eurocult entertained.9 out of 10.


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