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Danger: Diabolik (1968)

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Diabolik (John Phillip Law) is the criminal mastermind who has just pulled off a huge heist. He spends most of his free time with his girlfriend, Eva (Marisa Mell), in fond embrace. The police minister (Terry-Thomas) is approached by Valmont (Adolfo Celi), a master criminal who proposes to use his underworld connections to catch Diabolik for the police. In between their gratuitous lovemaking, he and the exotic Eva are chased by police and the mob in this plodding crime drama.

Cast

Marisa Mell
as Eva Kant
Michel Piccoli
as Inspector Ginko
Adolfo Celi
as Ralph Valmont
Terry-Thomas
as Minister of Finance
Mario Donen
as Sgt. Danek
Claudio Gora
as Police Chief
Edward Febo Kelleng
as Sir Harold Clark
Caterina Boratto
as Lady Clark
Giulio Donnini
as Dr. Vernier
Renzo Palmer
as Minister's Assistant
Andrea Bosic
as Bank Manager
Lucia Modugno
as Prostitute
Giorgio Sciolette
as Morgue Doctor
Carlo Croccolo
as Lorry Driver
Lidia Biondi
as Policewoman
Isarco Ravaioli
as Valmont's Henchman
Federico Boito
as Valmont's Henchman
Tiberio Mitri
as Valmont's Henchman
Wolfgang Hillinger
as Valmont's Henchman
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Critic Reviews for Danger: Diabolik

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (4)

A delightfully outlandish comic strip directed by the master of the Italian B movie.

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Bava lets the action play loose and big, but a sly subversion lurks beneath its camp exterior.

September 26, 2005
AV Club
Top Critic

Infantile junk.

Full Review… | May 10, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Although it's too long and eventually loses track of Itself, Danger: Diabolik is very nearly the movie Barbarella should have been.

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Way too much like something left over from the Adam West Batman series to impress me the way it was supposed to.

Full Review… | February 24, 2011
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Stylish lightweight silly tongue-in-cheek B movie caper film.

Full Review… | September 29, 2010
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Audience Reviews for Danger: Diabolik

Bava's direction is what truly makes D:D stand above other similar cinematic affairs. Morricone's super groovy soundtrack helps a lot too. A shame Adolfo Celi doesn't get as much screen time as he could.

Tsubaki Sanjuro
Tsubaki Sanjuro

Super Reviewer

Not quite the campfest I expected. Mediocre, but worth a watch.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

james bond meets the pink panther with a whole lot of sixties pop style. the weak script and cheesy acting don't keep this from being great fun. really cool score and groovy set designs but bava could make most anything look great! campy cult classic

Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas

Super Reviewer

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