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The Heroin Busters (1977)
"La via della droga" (original title)

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An Ialian policeman goes undercover to break up an international heroin smuggling ring and butts heads with a hot-tempered Interpol agent assigned by his agency to do the same task.

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Vera
Wolfango Soldati ...
Gilo
Massimo Vanni ...
Massimo
Angelo Ragusa ...
Denim
Romano Puppo ...
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Sergio
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Gianni (as Johnny Loffredo)
Leonardo Scavino ...
Grass (as Leon Lenoir)
Gianni Orlando
Salvatore Billa ...
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Giovanni Bonadonna ...
Bearded Dealer
Guido Cerniglia ...
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Antonella Della Porta
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An Ialian policeman goes undercover to break up an international heroin smuggling ring and butts heads with a hot-tempered Interpol agent assigned by his agency to do the same task.

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This is fun
6 May 2008 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This is just a fun movie. The acting is campy at parts but the action sequences are better than expected. We had a lot of fun watching this. There's a pointless out of the blue lesbian scene and "drug addict" acting of the caliber of an after school commercial.

I know it sounds like I'm taking digs at the film, but I'm not. Watch the trailer on the Blue Underground site... it might be on IMDb too... but the trailer was delicious enough to get me to rent it (just as the trailer for Street Law did that title). David Hemmings is great.

Basically... "fun" is the key point of this review. Fun.

8 out of 10


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