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Bud "Bomber" Graziano (Bud Spencer) retired from boxing as heavyweight champion and has sworn to never fight again. While living his life on a ship he meets Jerry Cala' (Jerry Cala) who ... See full summary »

Director:

Michele Lupo

Writers:

Marcello Fondato (story), Francesco Scardamaglia (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bud Spencer ... Bud Graziano
Jerry Calà ... Jerry (as Jerry Cala')
Stefano Mingardo ... Giorgio Desideri (Giorgione) (as Mike Miller)
Kallie Knoetze Kallie Knoetze ... Rosco Dunn
Gegia Gegia ... Susanna
Valéria Cavalli ... Claudia
Ferdinando Murolo Ferdinando Murolo ... Krupp (as Nando Murolo)
Nando Paone ... Ossario
Bobby Rhodes ... Newman
Rik Battaglia ... (as Rick Battaglia)
Angela Campanella Angela Campanella
Francesco D'Adda Francesco D'Adda
Piero Del Papa Piero Del Papa ... (as Pierluigi Del Papa)
Vincenzo Maggio Vincenzo Maggio ... Referee
Maurizio Tori Maurizio Tori
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Storyline

Bud "Bomber" Graziano (Bud Spencer) retired from boxing as heavyweight champion and has sworn to never fight again. While living his life on a ship he meets Jerry Cala' (Jerry Cala) who finds himself always in trouble due to his being as a Lombard punter. But this time he is in big trouble, setting himself unwittingly against a group of thugs who only obey orders from a new boxing champion who is widely talked about because of winning one fight after the other. When even Bomber later collides later with this big bloke named Rosco, Bomber's passion for boxing suddenly awakens. In fact, Bomber opens a gym for amateurs and begins to train promising young George. After organizing a fight where Rosco, being too strong, knocks out George, Bomber is on the verge of ruining everything he has painstakingly established and eventually decides to face big bloke Rosco in a fight himself. Written by Tim Vierboom

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Comedy | Action | Crime

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | English

Release Date:

19 November 1982 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Capitaine Malabar dit La bombe See more »

Filming Locations:

Livorno, Tuscany, Italy See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

With more than 1.8 million tickets sold, Bomber was the highest grossing movie in Hungary in the year of 1985. The third biggest hit was also a Bud Spencer film: Buddy Goes West (1981), which sold more than 1.47 million tickets in the same year. The 2nd biggest hit in 1985 was Jaws (1975), with 1.56 million tickets. (The population of Hungary was around 10 million.) See more »

Alternate Versions

The German version has sounds of the ending credits to about 1:48, then the opening credits sounds replace the ending credits sounds. Some prints of the german version also have the video of De Angelis brothers singing Fantasy, the movie's theme almost after the ending credits. See more »

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The Star-Spangled Banner
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Composed by Francis Scott Key & John Stafford Smith
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Bud Spencer at his best!
11 July 2010 | by TheBadMan87See all my reviews

A very good movie for the whole family. It's a well made cocktail of action, comedy and good feelings, with a very funny Calà and a surprisingly fit Spencer. This thing has to be viewed till the DVD burns out, It never tires the spectator, the gags are always funny and original in some way.

Unfortunately good movies like this today are nonexistent, the Italian cinema has lately fallen so low, you only see around teenage dramas and various other crap movies with high sexual content. And to think that we Italians have made the history of cinema (words o Quentin Tarantino). I quote only Sergio Leone and his absolute masterpieces and then remain silent...forever.


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