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The Cop in Blue Jeans (1976)

Squadra antiscippo (original title)
A top undercover cop finds and arrests a series of purse snatchers until he discovers an American at the top of an evil ring of thieves.

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Norman Shelley / Richard J. Russo
Maria Rosaria Omaggio ...
Signora Cattani
Guido Mannari ...
Jack La Cayenne ...
Policeman
Raf Luca ...
Benito Stefanelli ...
Shelley's Henchman
Toni Ucci ...
Lando Rossi - aka Grottaferrata
Marcello Martana ...
maresciallo Trentini
Vincenzo Crocitti ...
The Stuttering Thief
Roberto Chiappa
Roberto Messina ...
Commissario Tozzi
Adriano Valentini
Anna Melita ...
Adelaide
Angelo Pellegrino ...
Il Chiappetta
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Nico Geraldi is a tough undercover cop in the manner of Serpico. His rough and unkempt appearance belies his seriousness regarding crime and criminals. As a ring of pickpockets and thieves plagues Geraldi's city, he attempts to find the fences and criminal masterminds behind the thieves. Richard Russo is the crime boss. He successfully dodges the police, while he manages his criminal empire with cunning and ruthlessness. In the end, Geraldi must deal with Russo using unofficial means. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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Only a cop in blue jeans can bring justice to a city gone mad. See more »

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Action and Irony in this "first-manner" Milian Police movie
8 August 2001 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Here we have the rude, ill-mannered and unkempt Nicola Giraldi (Tomas Milian), a Roman policeman forced to hunt a band of senseless pickpocketers and thefts in the outskirts of Rome.

But when an American boss begins to mysteriously kill this young criminals one after another, Giraldi shows his exceptional inspection abilities.

Strange and entertaining movie, that starts like a rough comedy and turns into a serious police movie.

See it.




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