MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 34,186 this week

La banda del gobbo (1978)

7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 298 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 5 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 75 titles
created 18 Nov 2011
 
a list of 2630 titles
created 27 Mar 2012
 
list image
a list of 25 titles
created 25 Nov 2012
 
a list of 608 titles
created 23 Dec 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: La banda del gobbo (1978)

La banda del gobbo (1978) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of La banda del gobbo.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

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.

Director: Bruno Corbucci
Stars: Tomas Milian, Jack Palance, Maria Rosaria Omaggio
Eyeball (1975)
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Killer in red cape and hood is killing off tourists on a tour bus by gouging out thier eyeballs.

Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Martine Brochard, John Richardson, Ines Pellegrini
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In this riveting Italian exploitation thriller, three young men embark upon a terrifying series of bloody crimes, engaging in robbery, gunplay, and murder. As the entire police force ... See full summary »

Director: Romolo Guerrieri
Stars: Eleonora Giorgi, Tomas Milian, Stefano Patrizi
Knife of Ice (1972)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

As a thirteen year old, Martha Caldwell witnessed the death of her parents in a terrible railway accident. Barely surviving the tragedy herself, Martha was struck dumb due to the shock. Now... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Carroll Baker, Alan Scott, Ida Galli
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A race-car driver whose life, both personal and professional, is in a rapid downfall is invited by her ex-husband's new wife to stay at their plush estate. The two women form a bond, and ... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Carroll Baker, Jean Sorel, Luis Dávila
Drama | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Massimo Dallamano
Stars: Marcel Bozzuffi, Carole André, Ivan Rassimov
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Maurizio Merli, John Saxon, Barry Sullivan
Thriller | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Marino Girolami
Stars: Maurizio Merli, Raymond Pellegrin, John Saxon
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Maurizio Merli, Mario Merola, Van Johnson
Violent City (1975)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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 »

Director: Marino Girolami
Stars: Maurizio Merli, Richard Conte, Silvano Tranquilli
High Crime (1973)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An Italian police inspector matches wits with a powerful European drug ring. As he comes closer to the top of the underworld organization, his odds of survival decrease.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari
Stars: Franco Nero, James Whitmore, Delia Boccardo
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Koreyoshi Kurahara
Stars: Ruriko Asaoka, Izumi Ashikawa, Jûzô Itami
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Pino Colizzi ...
Commissario Sarti
Isa Danieli ...
Maria - prostitute
Salvatore Borghese ...
Milo Dragovic 'Albanese'
Luciano Catenacci ...
Adalberto Maria Perrone
Solvi Stubing ...
Marika Engver - embassy clerk (as Solvy Stubing)
Guido Leontini ...
Mario Di Gennaro - 'Sogliola'
Francesco D'Adda ...
The Bespectacled Psychiatrist
Fulvio Mingozzi ...
Commissioner Mingozzi
Carlo Gaddi ...
Faina' - Gobbos friend
Alessandra Cardini ...
(as Sandra Cardini)
Livio Galassi ...
Giggi - Gobbo's friend
Pierangelo Civera ...
Agente Romeo Esposito (as Angelo Civera)
Nello Pazzafini ...
Carmine Ciacci
Franco Odoardi ...
The Chief Psychiatrist
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

poliziottesco | See All (1) »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 August 1978 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Brothers Till We Die  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in La banda del Brasiliano (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Tomas Milian is twins, one a robber hunchback sought by the police, the other looking for his brother's affection
26 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"La banda del gobbo" or "Brothers Till We Die" stars Tomas Milian in a dual role. He plays twins. One twin is a hunchback, nicknamed Humpo. He's a clever robber and gang mastermind who has eluded police. He's been away from Rome for 16 months but now has returned to re-assemble his gang and rob an armored truck. The other twin is an auto mechanic, nicknamed Pigsty. He longs to be friendly with his brother, to help out, and to garner his brother's affection and approval. Humpo is 10 minutes older, so he's the big brother.

Humpo picks up a prostitute named Marie, played very nicely by Isa Danieli, who is a bright spot throughout the proceedings. She hits it off with Humpo and becomes a one-man woman. The cops are after Humpo but they are pretty colorless.

The music is groovy as the movie works its way without much continuity through a series of set pieces patched together. We see Pigsty taken to a psychiatric hospital at one point from which he must escape. We see the robbery in which Humpo's gang double crosses him and tries to kill him. We see it all, the planning, the execution and the outcome, including Humpo's escape. Then we see Humpo's revenge on the gang members, while Pigsty is questioned by the police and fends them off. There are two good chase scenes and a big shootout outside Rome. Then there is a nightclub scene with Humpo dancing that has to be seen to be believed.

The movie has good-looking color and is nicely photographed. It has more light-hearted touches than if it were a tough crime story, which it is not and is not meant to be.

So we have here a decent poliziottescho with some light-heartedness, mainly in the character of Pigsty, and some femininity (not nudity) in the character of Marie, and then the crime element surrounding Humpo. One cannot take this movie too seriously. It's reasonable entertainment.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
sergio and vincenzo marazzi francysko
Discuss La banda del gobbo (1978) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?