4.9/10
194
6 user 3 critic

A Policewoman in New York (1981)

La poliziotta a New York (original title)
A Texan travels to Rome to hire two police officers to impersonate a mobster's girlfriend and his most ruthless hitman.

Writers:

Luciano Martino (story), Francesco Milizia (story) | 5 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Cream Horn (1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Edwige Fenech and Lino Banfi stars in this Italian sex-comedy from Sergio Martino. Mariana (Fenech) and Domenico (Banfi) are on the run from her jealous boyfriend who just happens to be an over-jealous professional football player.

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Lino Banfi, Gianni Cavina
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Three episodes. First Valerio is mistaken for a notorious criminal. Very beautiful journalists succeed to bring him to her house for an exclusive interview. She tries to seduce him. Second.... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Pippo Franco, Edwige Fenech, Renato Pozzetto
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Andrea Damiani sends his wife Valeria off on a skiing holiday so he can spend time with his demanding mistress, Giulia. Little does he suspect that Valeria is having a rendezvous with a ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Barbara Bouchet, Renzo Montagnani
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Luisa De Dominicus is a Milanese piano teacher who moves to Lucca to be with the man she loves: Ferdinando 'Bonci' Marinotti, a city councilman campaigning for mayor on a platform of moral ... See full synopsis »

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Renzo Montagnani, Alvaro Vitali
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

During the Middle Ages, a clumsy knight returns home where his wife awaits him. Sensuous and beautiful, she has attracted several male admirers during his absence, but her chastity belt has... See full summary »

Director: Mariano Laurenti
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Pippo Franco, Karin Schubert
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

During a trial we discovers the stories of three really unlucky characters.

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Pippo Franco, Edwige Fenech, Renato Pozzetto
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A busty doctor called to replace a superior in a military hospital, is firmly determined to unmask the soldiers who, to get a leave or postpone their departure, pretend to be sick.

Director: Nando Cicero
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Alfredo Pea, Alvaro Vitali
Io e Caterina (1980)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Enrico Melotti, a businessman middle-aged, is dominated by a fierce as naive form of machismo sees women only for what they can give, both in terms of emotional and sexual, both in terms of... See full synopsis »

Director: Alberto Sordi
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Edwige Fenech, Catherine Spaak
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Gianna Amicucci works in the house of the head of her hometown police force and enters the academy with a kickback from him. She is a beautiful woman (she generously sheds clothes during ... See full summary »

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Mario Carotenuto, Giuseppe Pambieri
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Just as Giacomo is enjoying his fantasies of being another "Agent 007" in bed with a voluptuous, intelligent co-spy, the dreamer is mistaken for a real spy and shipped off to Tunisia where he has to carry out a true-life mission.

Director: Philippe Clair
Stars: Aldo Maccione, Edwige Fenech, Jacques François
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Doctor Eva Marini takes up a position at an army base to investigate the sexual behavior of the Italian male soldier and soon finds out she's taken on more than she bargained for.

Director: Nando Cicero
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Renzo Montagnani, Alvaro Vitali
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In Italy, a pianist suffering from the Progeria genetic disease becomes distraught and goes on a mad killing spree prompting a police inspector to investigate.

Director: Ruggero Deodato
Stars: Michael York, Edwige Fenech, Donald Pleasence
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Edwige Fenech ... Gianna Amicucci / Pupa
Alvaro Vitali ... Alvaro Tarallo / Joe Dodiciomicidi
Giacomo Rizzo Giacomo Rizzo ... Il Turco
Edith Peters Edith Peters ... La cameriera
Enzo Andronico ... Insegnante di dialetto palermitano (as Vincenzo Andronico)
Galliano Sbarra Galliano Sbarra ... Padre di Gianna
Fidel Bauna Fidel Bauna ... Nero (as Fidel M'banga Bauna)
Jacques Stany Jacques Stany ... Commissario
Renzo Montagnani ... Maccarone
Aldo Maccione ... Big John
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ennio Antonelli Ennio Antonelli ... parente di Gianna
Edit

Storyline

A Texan travels to Rome to hire two police officers to impersonate a mobster's girlfriend and his most ruthless hitman.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

21 November 1981 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Agente em Nova Iorque See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 77251 delivered on 5-11-1981. See more »

Connections

References Little Big Man (1970) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The final insult
3 April 2005 | by Chip_douglasSee all my reviews

This Polizziota series gets sillier with each installment. For starters, Renzo Montagnani is supposed to be an American FBI Special Inspector called Maccarone. He is on the trail of Big John (who's last name turns out to be Corleone, ha ha) played by that other fat big nose, Aldo Maccione. The plan is to find a couple of doubles to infiltrate the organization. By pure coincidence our heroes from the two previous Poliziotta flicks, Gianna and Alvaro are played by the same actors as Big's sexy girlfriend Pupa and ugly little bodyguard Dodiciomicidi (Twelve murders). After a few irritating imitation lessons, Edwige Fenech and Alvaro Vitali (for it is them doing double duty) board a plane to the states. Strangely enough, Gianna is already wearing the same dress as Pupa even thought they are planning the switch during Pupa's daily jog in Central Park (shame on you, continuity girl).

Pupa is the ultimate Italian fantasy: gorgeous and content to stay at home knitting. Don't expect any split screen lookalike mix ups either, as most of the budget went into shooting on location in NYC. After the impostors have taken their place, the moll and her ugly wart companion have little else to do in this picture. The undercover cops enter Mr Big's mansion, which in early eighties fashion is completely automated. Edwige constantly has to find ways to escape the big ones attention, and Alvaro has an unwanted love interest too. Good thing he has a knack for figuring out machines, so he's not completely useless after all. Soon they have taken pictures of the secret plans (when did this become an espionage movie?) but of course the roll of film gets lost in Gianna's cleavage.

Meanwhile Big John is meeting his rival the Turk at a pizzeria (where else). Renzo comes along dressed as a sheik (I was wondering where that eighties cliché was gonna fit in) while Edwige wears some kind of low cut stewardess outfit. This must be another continuity error, for the plane does not appear until the final act. When they start spraying laughing gas the movie turns into a cartoon. Alvaro has a smelly running gag featuring an inflatable stomach while Edwige is kidnapped by the Turks, only to escapes by practicing some unconvincing Kung Fu. Meanwhile Renzo and Alvaro crash their car in an alley and come out in black stained underwear. Just when you thought it could not get any more juvenile, the two of them dress up like Indians.

Gianna sets up a trap for both gang leaders aboard a plane. Renzo is on the scene in his big inconspicuous cowboy hat and takes along the real Pupa and Dodiciomicidi for no good reason. Obviously the writers were hoping to end the series with a spectacular 'Cannonball Run' finale, yet the most spectacular thing is Edwige's low cut Jessica Rabbit dress. After some ludicrous high jinx in the sky (mostly made up out of stock-shots and miniatures) we still have to sit through the usual fake car chase (the kind where the cars are obviously standing still during close ups). In the end even Edwige has to admit on camera that this is the end of the series.

5 out of 10


4 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed