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Contraband (1980)

Luca il contrabbandiere (original title)
Unrated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 8 August 1980 (Italy)
Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a... See full summary »

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Luca Di Angelo
Ivana Monti ...
Adele Di Angelo
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The Marsigliese - Francois Jacois
Saverio Marconi ...
Luigi Perlante
Enrico Maisto ...
Mickey Di Angelo
Ferdinando Murolo ...
Scherino
Fabrizio Jovine ...
Chief of Police
Daniele Dublino ...
Prosecutor
Guido Alberti ...
Don Morrone
Giordano Falzoni ...
Charlie
Giulio Farnese ...
Alfredo
Ofelia Meyer ...
Ingrid
Tommaso Palladino ...
Capece
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Captain Tarantino
Ajita Wilson ...
Luisa
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Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene. Written by Humberto Amador

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When Ingrid is first seen she clearly has red nail varnish, but when she reaches into her underwear for the drug lipstick, she has clear nail varnish. See more »

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Referenced in Lo squartatore di New York (1982) See more »

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I liked "Revolver" better
26 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fabio Testi ("What Have They Done to Solange?" and "Revolver") is Luca, a cigarette smuggler who is part of a deal that got botched. When his brother gets killed, Luca and other fellow smugglers are being killed in overly violent ways by a rival smuggler from France, known simply as the Marsigliese (the late Marcel Bozzuffi of "Countdown" and "The French Connection"), naturally he wants some good old fashion revenge. Lucio Fulci ultra-violent touch is here, the misogyny is here, but it all feels too long, the story seems stretched out somehow. It's still watchable, don't get me wrong. Just not top tier Fulci.

Eye Candy: Cintia Lodetti shows all; Ivana Monti gets topless; Ofelia Meyer shows slight bush

My Grade: B-

DVD Extras: Talent Bios; and Theatrical Trailer


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