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Massimo De Rita (screenplay)
Arduino Maiuri (screenplay)
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Release Date:
November 1975 (USA) See more »
The last battle between crime and the law in every major city in the world. See more »
An Italian official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A nice change of pace See more (7 total) »


  (in credits order)

Oliver Reed ... Vito Cipriani

Fabio Testi ... Milo Ruiz

Paola Pitagora ... Carlotta

Agostina Belli ... Anna Cipriani
Frédéric de Pasquale ... Michel Granier
Marc Mazza ... Police Inspector
Reinhard Kolldehoff ... French Lawyer (as René Kolldehoff)
Bernard Giraudeau ... Kidnapper
Peter Berling ... Grappa
Gunnar Warner ... Jean Daniel
Daniel Beretta ... Al Niko
Calisto Calisti ... Maresciallo Fantuzzi
Steffen Zacharias ... Joe Lacours (as Steffen Zaccarias)
Michel Bardinet
Salvatore Borghese ... Suicidal Prisoner (as Sal Borghese)
Giovanni Pallavicino ... Kidnapper
Giacomo De Michelis
Amato Garbini
Carla Mancini
Orazio Stracuzzi
Marco Mariani ... Carlo DeGregori
Jean Degrave ... Harmakolas (as Jean de Grave)
Franco Moraldi ... French Police Chief
Ottavio Fanfani ... Shopkeeper
Gianni Bortolotti ... Doctor (as Gianni Bortolotto)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bernd Stephan ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Sergio Sollima 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Massimo De Rita  screenplay
Arduino Maiuri  screenplay
Sergio Sollima  screenplay

Produced by
Ugo Santalucia .... producer
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
Cinematography by
Aldo Scavarda 
Film Editing by
Sergio Montanari 
Art Direction by
Carlo Simi 
Set Decoration by
Carlo Simi 
Costume Design by
Carlo Simi 
Makeup Department
Massimo De Rossi .... assistant makeup artist
Amato Garbini .... makeup artist
Vanda Piovesan .... hair stylist
Alvaro Rossi .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Hans Brockmann .... production manager: Germany
Alain Darbon .... unit manager
Livio Maffei .... production manager
Vincenzo Mazzucchi .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fabrezio Sergenti Castellani .... assistant director (as Fabrizio Castellani)
André Delacroix .... assistant director
Jobst Neuschaeffer .... assistant director: Germany
Art Department
Guy Maugin .... set dresser
Sergio Palmieri .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Franco Bassi .... sound recordist
Amedeo Casati .... sound
René Longuet .... sound
Renato Marinelli .... sound effects
Domenico Pasquadibisceglie .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Gianni D'Andrea .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Oddone Bernardini .... second camera operator
Divo Cavicchioli .... still photographer
Onofrio Coppola .... grip
Enrico Cortese .... camera operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Valeria Sponsali .... wardrobe
Anna Maria Tucci .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Giuliano Mattioli .... assistant editor
Roberto Puglisi .... assistant editor
Luciano Vittori .... color timer
Other crew
Georgette Darbon .... production secretary
Carmine Del Monaco .... production secretary
Enrico Lucherini .... publicist
Bona Magrini .... script girl
Felicity Mason .... dialogue director
Albino Morandini .... production assistant
Angelo Sarago .... business manager
Jacques Schaeffer .... production assistant
Gino Soldi .... production assistant
Pino Colizzi .... voice dubbing: Fabio Testi (uncredited)
Vittoria Febbi .... voice dubbing: Agostina Belli (uncredited)
Pino Locchi .... voice dubbing: Oliver Reed (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Revolver" - Italy (original title)
"In the Name of Love" - USA
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USA:111 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:M | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Chile:(Banned) (original rating) | Finland:K-18 | France:-12 | Germany:16 | Norway:16 (1977) | USA:R

Did You Know?

According to a DVD special feature, the crew were told that Oliver Reed would be finishing his scenes on a day four days after what would actually be his last day of filming. This was because crew on the film apparently had scores to settle with him and the false finish date was given to protect him.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In one scene Fabio Testi's character refers to Paola Pitagora's character as Paola instead of Carlotta.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Spaghetti West (2005) (V)See more »
Un amiSee more »


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21 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
A nice change of pace, 27 December 2002
Author: Rob Lineberger

I may be cynical, but sometimes I look at my collection and see 50 copies of the same movie. Explosions, love interest, conservative "twist" ending, cut! Revolver may be just as derivative of 1970's flicks as the explosion fests of the 21st century are today, but for some reason it was refreshing to watch. I can't see anyone lavishing "rabid fanboy" praise on it, but Revolver was enjoyable, moving at times, and had two great performances. If you thirst for a change of pace, but want to retain the comfortable action standbys of guns and violence, Revolver may be right up your alley. The fantastic extras don't hurt either.

I've never seen a movie quite like this. The best descriptor I can muster is "spaghetti thriller". It's a seventies crime drama with a bit of Dirty Harry, a helping of Reservoir Dogs, a few drops of eau de western, a scoop of melodrama, and a dash of political commentary. Though it oscillates between boredom and epic, Revolver delivers the kind of entertainment that today's movies can only parody. If you buy into the characters, you'll be treated to a satisfying drama. If modern sensibilities prevent that, you can at least enjoy the campier aspects (bad lip synch, fur coats) and delight in the commanding score. The score alone is worth it.

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