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The 10th Victim (1965)

La decima vittima (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi | 20 December 1965 (USA)
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Some people like violence so much, that they decide to create a club in which human hunts are organized - members being alternately hunters, and prey, until they end up dead.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Marcello Poletti
... Caroline Meredith
... Olga
... Professor
... Lawyer Rossi
... Rudi
Luce Bonifassy ... Lidia Poletti
... Chinese attacker
Evi Rigano ... Victim
Walter Williams ... Martin Tibbett
Richard Armstrong ... Cole
Antonio Ciani
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A campy futuristic tale where people hunt one another for sport. In this film, Victim and Hunter run around Italy trying to score a kill in front of the movie crews they arranged so they could make commercials from the footage. Written by <jnight@lainet.com>

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It's the 21st century and they have a licence to kill. See more »

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Action | Sci-Fi

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The 10th Victim  »

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According to Simon Doonan, all the costumes for this film were by André Courrèges. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: One enemy a day keeps the doctor away.
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Referenced in The Witches (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Spiral Waltz
Written by Piero Piccioni
Lyrics by Sergio Bardotti
Performed by Mina
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A magnificent piece of Pop Art
16 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

To judge this film by "today's standards" misses the point--what are we comparing it to? Armageddon? Scream 3? This was the European 60s vision of the 'future'-- and why didn't it turn out that way? An odd, cheeky little plot mixing romance, light sci-fi and gunplay is underscored by dazzling visuals in a similar style to The Prisoner series, or Alphaville (if it were in color). Piero Piccioni's score is pure 'Jazz 2001', and is available as an import reissue. Mastroianni is charming and Ursula Andress is at her sexiest, in an array of groovy ensembles. It all depends on what you're after, but personally I wish the WORLD LOOKED like this movie and that men's and women's fashion reflected this film's 'in the future, people will dress like this' style. Anchor Bay's DVD is a great addition to the collection of any 60s/European film fan.


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