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Street Law (1974)

Il cittadino si ribella (original title)
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

Writers:

Massimo De Rita (story), Dino Maiuri (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Franco Nero ... Carlo Antonelli
Giancarlo Prete ... Tommy
Barbara Bach ... Barbara
Renzo Palmer Renzo Palmer ... Police Inspector
Nazzareno Zamperla Nazzareno Zamperla ... Carlo's Assailant with Beard
Massimo Vanni ... Carlo's Assailant with Unibrow
Romano Puppo ... Ringleader of Carlo's Assailants
Renata Zamengo Renata Zamengo ... Cavallo
Franco Borelli Franco Borelli ... Borelli
Mauro Vestri Mauro Vestri ... Bar Italia Bartender
Luigi Antonio Guerra Luigi Antonio Guerra ... Gianni Rubei (as Luigi Guerra)
Adriana Facchetti Adriana Facchetti ... Bum
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Storyline

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.

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He's Back Blasting Death And Destruction See more »

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Action | Thriller

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

13 February 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Street Law See more »

Filming Locations:

Genoa, Liguria, Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technospes)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Enzo G. Castellari: the hoodlum in the denim jacket in the ship yard. See more »

Goofs

After two young thugs hit Franco Nero's car and threaten him, a boom mike is reflected in their car as they drive off. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: [Tommy felt unconscious and almost bleed to death, after being shot by the group of muggers] Hah, we made it... We got rid of them.
Carlo Antonelli: Hah, you bet your ass.
Tommy: [Carlo put unconscious Tommy aside from the bulldozer] The garage. I deserve... my down payment, huh?
Carlo Antonelli: You sure do. We are going to open the biggest garage of all time. You'll be famous. Big Tommy, a real personality, and all the girls will come to your garage just to see Big Tommy!
Tommy: [still straining] Jesus... What a big garage you found...
Carlo Antonelli: Yeah.
Tommy: ...
[...]
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Alternate Versions

German VHS version was heavily cut/reedited and runs ca. 74 min (PAL). See more »

Connections

Featured in Street Law: Laying Down the Law (2006) See more »

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Death Wish, Italian style!
21 July 2019 | by GOWBTWSee all my reviews

The same year "Death Wish" came out, Italy would have its own revenge film. It's an individual who has been tired of the police's incompetence, and would decide to take the law into his own hands. In "Street Law" Franco Nero plays Carlos, a model citizen who gets robbed at the post office by a gang of robbers. But these guys aren't ordinary robbers, they are members of the underworld. That would make it difficult. So he makes his way by having one of the robbers help him out. It wasn't easy, but it was effective enough to let them know that he is a force to be reckoned with. He's one angry man, close enough to be like America's Paul Kersey. An oldie but a goodie. Worth the watch. 2 out of 5 stars.


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