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Thieves and Robbers (1983)

Cane e gatto (original title)
L.A.P.D. Captain Parker finally is going on Holiday with all his family. At the last moment he has to cancel the program to re-capture a pilferer named Tony Roma, bad copy of a Latin lover.... See full summary »

Director:

Bruno Corbucci

Writers:

Mario Amendola (as Amendola), Bruno Corbucci (as Corbucci)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bud Spencer ... Lt. Alan Parker
Tomas Milian ... Tony Roma
Marc Lawrence ... Don Salvatore Licuti
Margherita Fumero Margherita Fumero ... Deborah Smith
Don Sebastian Don Sebastian ... Captain Browning
Billy Garrigues Billy Garrigues ... Sergeant Hayk
Joan Call Joan Call ... Annunziata Pipino
Christine Troples Christine Troples ... Marion (as Cristina Troples)
Darcy Shean ... Marion
Robbin Young ... Pamela (as Robbie Young)
Dan Fitzgerald ... Senator Edward Anderson (as Don Fitzgerald)
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L.A.P.D. Captain Parker finally is going on Holiday with all his family. At the last moment he has to cancel the program to re-capture a pilferer named Tony Roma, bad copy of a Latin lover. He use to seduce older women and then steals their jewelry. Parker is close to sort the case out when Roma is witness of a Mafia murder. Parker Holiday flies away. Written by 1felco

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May the "Police Farce" be with you...!

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Comedy | Crime

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Country:

Italy

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

11 February 1983 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Cat and Dog See more »

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El Pico S.A. See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Salvatore Licuti: Let me remind you! This organization is like a... like a house. I'm a brick, he's a brick, and you're a brick. Remove one brick, one brick!... the house falls down.
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Slapdash comedy
12 April 2005 | by gridoonSee all my reviews

Bud Spencer plays a cop (named, in an obvious attempt to pass him off as an American, Alan Parker (!)) who has to temporarily cancel his family vacation to re-capture a gigolo (named Tony Roma (!)) who seduces older women and then steals their jewelry. But when that man becomes a witness to a Mafia killing, he and Bud team up to put the REAL bad guys behind bars.

After seeing him in about 8-10 films, I've come to the conclusion that Bud Spencer has an undeniable comic talent. Unfortunately, in "Cane e Gatto" there is no one else to support him or play off against him: Tomas Milian is an unfunny caricature of a self-assured gigolo who wears kitschy suits, drives a pink car and is dubbed with an overdone Italian accent, and Marc Lawrence is a less unfunny, but still unfunny, caricature of a Mafia don. This is slapdash (notice the rapid night-to-day change between the hotel scene and the chase that follows immediately afterwards), simple-minded film-making. ** out of 4, and that's very generous.


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