Nico Palmieri is a police inspector who battles a criminal gang terrorising a sleepy Italian town, extorting cash from the local merchants. With the threat of violence, no one dares to act, except for a restaurant owner who is forced by Palmieri to tell the truth. As a result, the owner's young daughter is raped, and the violence continues. Discovering that the gang is associated with drug dealers, Palmieri is forbidden to continue investigating his case by his superior - so he takes matters into his own hands. Palmieri recruits a couple of men who have become victims of the gang and sets out for a bloody revenge.
Someone's gonna pay...
Did You Know?
Director Enzo G. Castellari
said that while he usually shoots his films in English, he shot this one in Italian, to be dubbed into English later, because lip-synching in English was too difficult for star Fabio Testi
, who spoke no English at all. Castellari also said that he was quite dissatisfied with the English dubbing that was done. See more
Luigi loads a fresh clip into his MP-40 but does not chamber a round before he shoots himself. See more
[gesturing with a doll he is holding to the storekeeper
Is this the kind that makes water?
Yes, everything, it's the latest model from Japan.
One of these days they'll make one that bleeds real blood... when you cut its throat!
The film was rejected for a UK cinema certificate in 1977 by the BBFC. It was finally released on DVD in 2002 after 14 secs of cuts for 'violent rape focusing on forcible breast exposure and female nudity'. See more