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Emergency Squad (1974)

Squadra volante (original title)
A cop is consumed with the desire to get revenge on the crook who shot his wife to death during a robbery. The crook in question is Marseilles who is trying to assemble funds for his own retirement.

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Gastone Moschin ...
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Ray Lovelock ...
Micheli
Mario Carotenuto ...
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Stefania Casini ...
Marta
Guido Leontini ...
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Ilaria Guerrini ...
Fede
Giuseppe Castellano ...
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Marcello Venditti ...
Serbia
Gabriella Cotignoli
Fabrizio Mazzotti
Nino D'Errico ...
Leonardi (as Nino Curatola)
Giorgio Basso
Carla Mancini
Antonio La Raina ...
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A cop is consumed with the desire to get revenge on the crook who shot his wife to death during a robbery. The crook in question is Marseilles who is trying to assemble funds for his own retirement.

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A spoon full of revenge helps the Milian go down
7 October 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This time round we've got Milian playing a cigar chomping, revenge obsessed cop out to catch (and kill) the men who machine gunned his wife by accident. I could have sworn that this film was part of a series of films starring Milian in the same role, but I see no mention of it here.

The marked men in question have just pulled off another heist, and we spend probably more time with them than we do with Milian. You've got Ray Lovelock as a left-wing militant, Gaston Black Thumb as the leader with the gorgeous chick lady woman, that guy who was a cop in The Bird With The Crystal plumage and two other guys. Gaston's character is a lot more interesting that Milian's as he's a smart bad guy who's got his own agenda.

This film isn't a fun as some of Enzo Castellari or Umberto Lenzi's gangster films, but Stelvio Massi is no fool. His camera work is very inventive and the films looks great. Plenty of violence, car chases, sexism, you know the drill. It's good!


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