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The Italian Connection (1972)

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This Italian action film focuses on a crook, framed as a drug kingpin, whose wife is killed by the mob as a result. He must take matters into his own hands to have revenge. Manhunt was also re-titled The Italian Connection to steal thunder from its French counterpart.

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Cast

Mario Adorf
as Luca Canali
Henry Silva
as Dave Catania
Woody Strode
as Frank Webster
Adolfo Celi
as Don Vito Tressoldi
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Critic Reviews for The Italian Connection

All Critics (3)

(Henry) Silva and (Woody) Strode inspired Jules and Vincent (played by John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson) in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction.

March 10, 2017 | Full Review…
Seanax.com

When it strikes broader notes of criminal engagement, it's more animated and determined to serve up excitement beyond near-Olympic acts of brooding.

February 26, 2012 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
BrianOrndorf.com

The twists and turns of these plots are gripping, to be sure, but are less about surprising the audience then revealing the true character of the players ...

March 25, 2011 | Full Review…
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