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Il giustiziere del Bronx (1989)

In a futuristic New York City, a cyborg goes on a killing spree.

Director:

Vanio Amici (as Bob Collins)

Writers:

Vanio Amici (story) (as Bob Collins), Piero Regnoli (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gabriele Gori Gabriele Gori ... James
Margie Newton ... Margie
Chuck Valenti Chuck Valenti ... Shark
Rod Robinson Rod Robinson
Bernard Lee Bernard Lee
Frank Davis Frank Davis
Alex Vitale Alex Vitale ... Dakar
Woody Strode ... Sheriff Warren (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cinzia Bonfantini Cinzia Bonfantini ... (archive footage)
Stefano Davanzati Stefano Davanzati ... (archive footage)
Luca Giordana Luca Giordana ... (archive footage)
Tommaso Mesto Tommaso Mesto ... (archive footage)
Renato Miracco Renato Miracco ... (archive footage)
Maria Romano Maria Romano ... (archive footage)
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Storyline

In a futuristic New York City, a cyborg goes on a killing spree.

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Born to be wild.

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Action | Crime | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | English

Release Date:

June 1989 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Bronx Executioner See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Gala Film,Immagine S.r.l. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

For a long time it was mistaken that Umberto Lenzi was the director of Il giustiziere del Bronx (1989) and not Vanio Amici due to Amici using the same pseudonym: "Bob Collins". See more »

Goofs

The final battle occurs at nighttime, but the escape of one of the women is shown simultaneously in broad daylight. See more »

Quotes

Dakar: Let's show these androids what we humanoids are made of!
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Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

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Spectacular, in its badness
22 January 2004 | by BigGuySee all my reviews

In the land of bad movies, this movie would be at least a duke. First of all, it is very clear that half of this movie is from stock footage. It is also clear that they used multiple takes of the same scene (or maybe it was actually the same take) a few different times in the movie. Good guy rounds the corner, shoots two bad guy. Same good guy, same corner, two minutes later, shoots two more bad guys. Same corner a few minutes later... Then there are the scenes where you see someone shooting on one set, and blowing someone up on a different set entirely.

Then there was the acting. Even without the movie being dubbed the acting was terrible. It is like watching the first earliest rehearsals of an elementary school play. The only people who don't entirely underact are the ones who entirely overact!

How about the set? With a name like Bronx Executioner, taking place (supposedly) in the south Bronx in the relatively new future, you would expect to see a city. Or at least a run down city. Or at least the ruins of a city. Nope. There are beat up looking factories in the middle of dirt fields. A castle in the middle of the woods. Another scene seems to take place in a quarry... No cities anywhere, a couple of country roads through he middle of nowhere, and a couple of beat up looking factories, that's it.

Also, going to the plot of the movie... This is a movie about the humanoids fighting the androids. Both humanoids and androids are factory reject robots. So of course when they get shot they bled. Okay, some of them spark a little bit, but that is more muzzle flash than anything. Basically they all look human, and act human (alright they act like bad actors trying to act like robots trying to act human) and there is no way to tell they aren't human in the movie. Well, one guy does die and reveal some circuits where the gaping hole in his neck appeared. Of course, you couldn't see a head or a body in that one shot, so it is hard to tell. Also they were really fragile robots. I mean when a human can kill a robot with a couple of karate chops you know they are weak. Also in all the slaughter scenes, there are never any wounded. They are all either dead, or escaped. The only robot to even last a few seconds after they got fatally wounded was a "good guy" robot who got to say something "human".

Personally I hate MST3K, but this movie is perfect for that sort of treatment. Or better yet, redub the whole movie to be a comedy instead. Some of the stuff that happens in this movie is just too funny not to be made fun of. Like the good guy robot goes to the sheriff for help. The sheriff says that he is staying out of it. Both actors just stand there waiting while the earlier soundbite that says he has to help those who ask gets played back. Then he immediately apologizes and agrees to help. "No I can't help you, i can't get involved.... [pause for soundbite]... I'm sorry, I will help you."

This movie is truly spectacularly bad.


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