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The Mad Dog Killer (1977)

La belva col mitra (original title)
Unrated | | Crime, Thriller | 29 October 1977 (Italy)
Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts ... See full summary »

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Vitali
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Giuliana
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Santini
Marina Giordana ...
Carla
Luigi Bonos ...
Pappalardo (as Gigi Bonos)
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Caroli
Ezio Marano
Claudio Gora ...
Judge
Alberto Squillante ...
Pacesi
Maria Pascucci
Nello Pazzafini ...
Caporali (as Giovanni Pazzafini)
Antonio Basile ...
Portesi
Sergio Smacchi ...
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Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts and defiles frightened hapless lass Giuliana Caroli. Meanwhile, rugged police inspector Giulio Santini is determined to bag the despicable Vitali. Written by Woodyanders

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Out of Prison ... Out of Control ... and Totally Out of His Mind!

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Crime | Thriller

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Unrated | See all certifications »
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29 October 1977 (Italy)  »

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Beast with a Gun  »

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Nanni Vitali: Have a drink twat!
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police are as dumb as usual
7 February 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Known as Mad Dog Killer and Beast With A Gun, my print comes up with the title, Furious Mad Dog Killer and I have to say all titles are appropriate. This is not sophisticated film making by any means but does, as they say, what it says on the can. Little story, just an angry young man determined to do with his gun what he is going to do and even rape the co-star along the way. Helmut Berger is excellent in the lead and fully convinces as the near lunatic, Mad Dog or Killer of the titles. Marisa Mell is also effective and not quite as dumb as the females often seem to have to be in these Italian crime movies. The police are as dumb as usual, even if led by the charismatic, Richard Harrison. Tough. Mean and fast moving.


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