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Almost Human (1974)

Milano odia: la polizia non può sparare (original title)
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A small-time homicidal maniac kidnaps the daughter of a rich man, prompting a hardened detective to work outside the law to pursue him.

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Giulio Sacchi
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Commissario Walter Grandi
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Marilù Porrino
Gino Santercole ...
Vittorio
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Ugo Majone
Pippo Starnazza ...
Papà
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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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Guilio Sacchi, an underworld leader in crime, is about to rise above the rank of mafia hit-man to the most savage killer in Milan. He kidnaps the daughter of a wealthy business man, planning to live a life of luxury with the ransom he collects. In the course of obtaining the money, Guilio finds it necessary to mercilessly slaughter anyone who gets in his way as the city's death toll increases by the minute. Walter Grandi is a frustrated police chief who's seen too many innocent people die by Guilio's hands. Determined to exterminate Guilio and his men, Grandi attempts to convict the vicious criminal only to realize he can never obtain the necessary proof. Finally, Grandi must transgress the rules of his profession to stop Sacchi's ruthless reign of terror. Written by Prism Entertainment

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Director Umberto Lenzi stated in an interview that his first meeting with Tomas Milian for this film was really difficult because Lenzi felt Milian didn't trust him. Milian had heard rumors that Lenzi was an impulsive, hotheaded director but in the end Lenzi felt that Milian got that he was the right director for the job. This started what Lenzi called a "love-hate" relationship between the two that would continue for a total of 7 films with the actor. See more »

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Claustrophobic brilliant movie
18 January 2000 | by (torino, Italy) – See all my reviews

A claustrophobic brilliant movie, I think it's more about an italian social class disorder than milian being a criminal,his the regular working class guy pissed of about being poor, and in Milan more than any other region in Italy, the social class is very important, and very very present, when milian kills all those people, you feel bad for them, but on the other hand you can see his mission, and you feel for him, in the end when he pulls it off, you almost feel relieved, anyway this movie is a real movie just like "il Boss/wipeout" and it deserves to be watched, the only problem with this movie and "il boss/wipeout" is that after you see these movies every other movie will seriously bore you, and you'll find no depth in them. After I seeing these movies, personally, I couldn't watched anything else for at least 2 weeks, I tried, but I wasn't able to. This movie is powerfull and most of all real


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