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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maurizio Merli ...
Marco Palma
Giancarlo Sbragia ...
Maresciallo Tagliaferri
Angelo Infanti ...
Jean-Paul Dossena / il Nizzardo
Lilli Carati ...
Glauco Onorato ...
Orazio Orlando ...
Gaetano Balestrieri ...
(as Gaetano Balistreri)
Rosario Borelli ...
Maresciallo Bresciani - the car repairer
Tullio Casarino
Paolo Casella
Gabriele Domenichini ...
(as Vito Gabriele Domenighini)
Vittorio Fanfoni ...
Dossena's Man
Tom Felleghy ...
The Customer in the Car Showroom
Manfred Freyberger ...
Claudio Giorgi


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Release Date:

19 October 1977 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Highway Racer  »

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''Poliziotto Sprint' has become one of my all-time fave Massi/Merli collaborations'
23 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

After recently watching the above I can say with utter authority that 'Poliziotto Sprint' has become one of my all-time fave Massi/Merli collaborations. Contrary to a few Luke-warm reviews (not entirely sure if they were watching the same film as me) I found Merli's sans mustache speed drivin' copper to be entirely riveting creation, and the plentiful display of bravura stunt driving is second to none; all that and a sweet funky soundtrack by maestro Cipriani and I was left giddy with boys-own excitement and wondered why this marvelous actioner remains such a frustratingly obscure title. Personally all the Merli/Massi titles should be made available in pristine prints, as Massi was a superior craftsman and Maurizio Merli is the definition of Italian hard boiled cool. (He looks very dapper in his skinny-fit denim shirt and snug leather jacket)

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