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Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)

Uomini si nasce poliziotti si muore (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 11 March 1976 (Italy)
Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy whom are licensed-to-kill, undercover cops whom thrive on living dangerously.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marc Porel ...
Fred
Ray Lovelock ...
Tony
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Captain
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Rudy
Silvia Dionisio ...
Norma
Marino Masé ...
Rick
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Pasquini
Sergio Ammirata ...
Sergeant
Bruno Corazzari ...
Morandi
Daniele Dublino ...
Corrupt Cop
Sofia Dionisio ...
Lina Pasquini (as Flavia Fabiani)
Tom Felleghy ...
Major
Margherita Horowitz ...
Mona
Gina Mascetti ...
Maricca
Marcello Monti ...
3rd kidnapper
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Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy whom are licensed-to-kill, undercover cops whom thrive on living dangerously.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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11 March 1976 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man  »

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This was given a major TV advertising campaign when released in the UK, which was very unusual at the time. See more »

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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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Won't Take Too Long
Written by Fraser & Ruggero Deodato
Performed by Ray Lovelock
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Super violent cop film from acclaimed savage director Ruggero Deodato
7 June 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of Deodato's earlier films. Deodato is best known as the director of the notorious film "Cannibal Holocaust". With a script by Di Leo and masterful direction by Deodato, you get a film that is violent, ruthless and exciting. One can easily see the influence on contemporary directors like Tarantino (a huge Di Leo fan). This film also has a lot in common with movies like Dirty Harry, where a cop uses extreme measures to deliver justice and always has his boss coming down on him for being too violent in doing so. Except in this film it is two guys who team up to clean the streets. The viewer will be surprised at the amount of violence in this film when considering the year it was made. If you can locate this film, its worth watching.


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