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

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Comedy

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

Connections

Follows A Policewoman on the Porno Squad (1979) See more »

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Edwige Fenech's best role(s) (probably)
15 April 2007 | by gridoonSee all my reviews

After years of playing the terrified target of deranged killers in gialli, or the sex-object nurse, teacher, wife, girlfriend (like her secondary role in this movie), etc., it's nice to see Edwige Fenech in a role that gives her the chance to throw punches and outsmart the villains (not that it's very hard though, since they are all idiots!). And don't worry, she still gets to show plenty of her 4-star cleavage. She is much more lively and animated here than she is in her serious films. The film has some really crude gags, but a couple of genuine laughs as well (a sniper, aiming for Fenech, shoots a jogger in Central Park, the jogger falls down and Alvaro Vitali comments: "Wow, that guy is really out of shape!"). The production values are higher than usual for an Italian sex comedy: they include location filming in New York, some fairly elaborate stunts, and even a car chase at the end. Now, if only I could track down Edwige's two other Policewoman films.....(**)


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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

21 November 1981 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Agente em Nova Iorque See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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