5.9/10
78
2 user 1 critic

The Blue-Eyed Bandit (1980)

Il bandito dagli occhi azzurri (original title)
An office employee, pretending to be weak and crippled, reveals himself as a ruthless criminal.

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A crusty recluse on a Caribbean island who is dedicated to destroying sharks gets involved in a hunt for buried treasure.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari
Stars: Franco Nero, Werner Pochath, Jorge Luke
Hitch Hike (1977)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker who threatens to kill them unless they take him to a sanctuary. In return he agrees to split some bank loot he has on him.

Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile
Stars: Franco Nero, Corinne Cléry, David Hess
Mimi (1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The fifteen year-old Maria "Mimmina" Luiza leaves the boarding school in Genève to stay in the Bechten Hotel nursing her father, the widower writer Guido, who is paralyzed by rheumatism. ... See full summary »

Director: Florestano Vancini
Stars: Franco Nero, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Lara Wendel
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A man with a fixation on Humphrey Bogart gets plastic surgery to make him look exactly like Bogart. Then he changes his name to Sam Marlowe (after Sam Spade and Phillip Marlowe, two of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day
Stars: Robert Sacchi, Franco Nero, Michelle Phillips
Submission (1976)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

1940 France just before the great invasion. Eliane is a pharmacist who is married to her dull husband and has a teenage daughter. Eliane is an attractive woman who has let her passion fall ... See full summary »

Director: Salvatore Samperi
Stars: Franco Nero, Lisa Gastoni, Raymond Pellegrin
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Set in 1830's Texas just after the Republic won its independence from Mexico. The Republic's future is in doubt, with various factions and foreign powers hoping to sway matters to their own... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Cavara
Stars: Franco Nero, Anthony Quinn, Pamela Tiffin
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A popular painter, plagued by nightmares that he and his lover/sales agent are engaging in bizarre, ritualistic, sadistic sexual acts, seeks to escape the city and rent a house in the country.

Director: Elio Petri
Stars: Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Georges Géret
Certificate: GP Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

At the end of WW II, German deserters are tried for desertion by fellow POWs inside a prisoner of war camp for Nazis.

Director: Giuliano Montaldo
Stars: Bud Spencer, Franco Nero, Richard Johnson
Un detective (1969)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A crooked detective begins investigating a situation on behalf of a friend and gets involved in murder, deception and double-cross.

Director: Romolo Guerrieri
Stars: Franco Nero, Florinda Bolkan, Adolfo Celi
Street Law (1974)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari
Stars: Franco Nero, Giancarlo Prete, Barbara Bach
Jaguar Lives! (1979)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A world's new kung-fu hero (Joe Lewis) is out to stop drug dealers, gangs and help save the world from an evil con (Christopher Lee).

Director: Ernest Pintoff
Stars: Joe Lewis, Christopher Lee, Donald Pleasence
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Sequel to Lucio Fulci's first 'White Fang' has the wolf-dog once again trying to stop the villainous Beauty Smith from claiming a recently discovered gold mine in 1899 Yukon, Canada.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Franco Nero, Virna Lisi, John Steiner
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Renzo Dominici
Dalila Di Lazzaro ...
Stella
Carlos de Carvalho ...
The police Commissioner
Pier Francesco Poggi ...
Stella's Lover
Luigi Montini ...
Brigadiere Mannella
Sergio Tabor ...
Palamitessa - the canteen head
Paolo Maria Scalondro ...
Policeman
Jole Fierro ...
Dominici's Mother
...
Riccardo - aka Rick
Franco Javarone ...
The Watchman (as Giovanni Javarone)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mickey Knox ...
De Biase - Dominici's head
Edit

Storyline

An office employee, pretending to be weak and crippled, reveals himself as a ruthless criminal.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

business | robbery | clerk | sex | scheme | See All (7) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 August 1980 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

The Blue-Eyed Bandit  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A well-made crime thriller with plenty of plot twists.
18 October 1998 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Excellent delitto thriller starring Franco Nero as a middle-aged, brown-eyed cripple who works as an accountant for a bank. Little do his employers realize it's a disguise that he has perfected so that he can rob them blind and in the process flashing his natural blue eyes to throw them off the track. Unfortunately for him his plan isn't quite perfect and suddenly several people start to catch on. Very well executed plot twists with Nero turning in a top-notch performance.


8 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Blue-Eyed Bandit (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?