Mad Dog Killer/BluRay

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Synopsis: Deranged murderer Nanni Vitali (a completely unhinged performance by Helmut Berger of The Damned), and three violent thugs escape from prison and begin a psychotic spree of robbery, and revenge. But when Vitali brutalizes a beautiful young woman (the luscious Marisa Mell of Danger: Diabolik and Perversion Story), he lights the fuse on a deadly trap set by an obsessed cop (Richard Harrison). In this bloody urban jungle, life is cheap, vengeance is law and the ultimate maniac is a Beast With A Gun.

Also known as Mad Dog Killer and Ferocious, this rarely seen sickie was the final film directed by the notorious Sergio Grieco (The Sinful Nuns of St. Valentine) and is packed full of vicious sex, relentless violence and more gloriously sleazy delights.

Special Features: NEW 4K Transfer from the Original Technicsope Negative • Restored English Soundtrack • Restored Italian soundtrack with newly translated English subtitles • Restoration Featurette

Germany (banned)

  • 20. November 2020
  • Label: X-Cess
  • Limited to 300 copies
  • BluRay and DVD Amaray in cardboard sleeve

  • February 2020
  • Limited hardbox, 88 copies

  • Label: Xcess Entertainment
  • 4K Restoration in cooperation with Lucertola Media (tbc if identical to UK master)
  • March 30, 2018
  • Three limited edition media books (limited to 444, 444 and 333 copies / numbered); 2-disc uncut limited edition
  • Extras include: an audio commentary by Marcus Stiglesgger; an interview with Helmut Berger; 16 page booklet with texts by Thorsten Hanisch; Featurette FEROCIOUS by Josh Hadley; Trailer; German video cut version; alternate title sequence; restoration featurette;
  • Audio: German DTS HD-MA 1.0; English DTS HD-MA 1.0*; Italian DTS HD-MA 1.0* ( *with fixed German subtitles)
  • Video: 2.35:1 (1080 - 24p)


  • Label: Artus Films
  • Release date: March 1, 2022
  • DVD and BluRay
  • 2K mastered and restored
  • French or Italian with French subtitles
  • Details tbc
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