Violent City (The Family)(Cittą violenta) (1970)


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Jeff (Charles Bronson) is the New Orleans hit man working for the mob in this violent crime drama. Vanessa (Jill Ireland) is the femme fatal who betrays him and wavers between security and emotion. Jeff goes on a one man quest to stamp out unnecessary violence. Weber (Telly Savalas) is the ruthless crime boss who covets the city's biggest skyscraper. The building becomes symbolic of mob control as a war is fought over control of the structure. An auto chase scene provides some action, but the … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Lina Wertmüller, Sauro Scavolini, Gianfranco Calligarich, Gianfranco Galligarich, Sergio Sollima
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On DVD: Mar 29, 2005
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as Jeff Heston

as Vanessa Shelton

as Al Weber

as Black Prisoner

as Jeff's Mate

as Young Prisoner

as Television M.C.

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Critic Reviews for Violent City (The Family)(Cittą violenta)

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Charles Bronson gets screwed over in Violent City. In fact, he gets screwed over so many times that the film loses track of its internal timeline.

Full Review… | March 23, 2008
Slant Magazine

October 9, 2005
Fantastica Daily

September 26, 2002
Talking Pictures (U.S.)

Audience Reviews for Violent City (The Family)(Cittą violenta)

A very Italian movie with the inclusion of Bronson as an American asskicker.

Christopher Brown

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