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The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist (Il cinico, l'infame, il violento) (1977)

The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist
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Maurizio Merli Maurizio Merli
Leonardo Tanzi
John Saxon John Saxon
Frank Di Maggio
Tomas Milian Tomas Milian
Luigi 'Chinaman' Maietto
Renzo Palmer Renzo Palmer
Commissioner Astalli
Marco Guglielmi Marco Guglielmi

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Sauro Scavolini Sauro Scavolini
Ernesto Gastaldi Ernesto Gastaldi
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Description: Maurizio Merli plays Leonardo Tanzi. When a gangster known as The Chinaman (Tomas Milian) is sprung from the big house, he sends out a hit on Tanzi. The hit doesn’t go as planned but Tanzi rides with it, faking his death so that he can go into hiding until all of this blows over and the police can bring matters to a close. Tanzi doesn’t stay hidden long, however, when he finds out that The Chinaman is now working with another gangster, this time an American named Frank Di Maggio (John Saxon). Merli sets out righting the wrongs that the two gangsters have been committing, avenging a few deaths and bugging up a few operations ... (more)
Release date: 3 February 1977
Tags: Poliziottesco (2), Italy (1), 1970s (1), Crime (1), Thriller (1), Foreign Language (1), 1977 (1), HQ (1), 70's (1)
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Nosoki rated this 7/10 1 month, 1 week ago
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Watched in 2017 (181 movies items)

"7.7. Maurizio Merlin viikset jahtaavat pahamaineista rikollista. John Saxon syöttää petturit koirille, ja tunnari kiteyttää 70-luvun Italian melko hyvin. Perushyvä poliziottesco ei nouse genrensä kärkipäähän, mutta sitä katsoo siltikin erittäin mielellään."

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