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Violent City (1975)
"Roma violenta" (original title)

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A detective sick and tired of the rampant crime and violence in his city, and constantly at odds with his superiors, is finally kicked out of the department for a "questionable" shooting of... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maurizio Merli ...
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Lawyer Sartori
Silvano Tranquilli ...
Capo della Squadra mobile
Ray Lovelock ...
Biondi
John Steiner ...
Franco Spadoni 'Chiodo'
Daniela Giordano ...
Lover of Betti
Attilio Duse ...
Mar. Antinori
Giuliano Esperanti ...
De Rossi (as Giuliano Esperati)
Marcello Monti ...
The Chink
Consalvo Dell'Arti ...
Violante
Luciano Rossi ...
Delivery Man
Pippo Pollaci ...
Pollaci
Marco Stefanelli ...
Grocery Store Robber
Brunello Chiodetti ...
Santini
Ruggero Diella ...
Boy Killed on Bus
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A detective sick and tired of the rampant crime and violence in his city, and constantly at odds with his superiors, is finally kicked out of the department for a "questionable" shooting of a vicious criminal. However, he is soon approached by a representative for a group of citizens who themselves are fed up with what they see as criminals going unpunished, and they make him an offer he may very well not refuse. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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13 August 1975 (Italy)  »

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Final film of Richard Conte. See more »

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Fresh tire tracks disappear and reappear on the grass during the car chase when the two cars first enter the public park. See more »

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agreed, this movie is AWESOME!
17 May 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

great film, with merli as an inspector seemingly constantly on the verge of a nervous breakdown of some kind, although that may just be his acting style. The film is very bleak and has a hopeless and depressing tone to it. The use of famous italian landmarks in rome as a backdrop gives it a real interesting visual look which is good considering Girolami doesn't really know how to move the camera in an interesting fasion. Overall I enjoyed this movie on the first viewing, and more on the second! I also own the soundtrack CD which is quite good if you like that sort of thing


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