A lone cop struggles to protect a female photographer from a gang of psychopathic bikers.

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Eva Grimaldi ...
Elys Trumbo
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Bandit Leader (as Karl Landgren)
Maurice Poli ...
Chief Max Walker
Vassili Karis ...
Malone's Partner
Sabrina Siani ...
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Aldo Mengolini ...
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Sabina Gaddi ...
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Laura Lancia ...
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Gaetano Russo ...
Alan (as Ronald Russo)
Rita Bartolini ...
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Luciana Cirenei ...
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Early in "Black Cobra," Detective Robert Malone establishes himself as a maverick, uncompromising policeman when he guns down several criminals during a hostage standoff. Next, he finds himself protecting a female photographer who has witnessed a murder. She is sought by a moronic gang of motorcyclists who have been murdering and raping at will. Malone finds them, confronts them, and takes care of (police) business. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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There's muscle in his venom and fire in his heart!

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Detective Robert Malone: [on the police radio] Yeah, what is it?
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Hammer rules!!!
29 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, this is a VERY low budget thriller. It makes Williamson's 1970s B-films look like "Ben Hur," but if you're a fan of the Hammer, you might find some enjoyment in this Italian import. I picked up the entire Black Cobra series at Big Lots for three bucks, and this first installment is bad, but tolerable. Williamson is a tough cop who rubs nearly everyone the wrong way...except for his cat, Pervis. A gang of not-so-tough looking bikers terrorize the city, and a key witness to one of their murders has the good luck of being in Williamson's custody. Of course, anyone can figure out the rest. The movie looks like it was filmed on the cheapest film stock that was ever produced, and the synth soundtrack is right out of the John Carpenter book of film scores. Still, Hammer is the Hammer. Williamson is not the best actor but he manages to breathe life into this pile of cheese.


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