The Italian Connection

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1972
  • Color
  • Running Time: 93 Minutes
  • Production Co: Cineproduzioni Daunia 70 | Dear Film Produzione | Hermes Synchron
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1973) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Astral Films (1973) (Canada) (theatrical) (as "The Italian Connection") (dubbed)
  • Directed by Fernando DiLeo
  • Written by Fernando Di Leo, Augusto Finocchi, Ingo Hermes
  • Starring Mario Adorf, Henry Silva, Woody Strode, Adolfo Celi, Luciana Paluzzi
  • Produced by Armando Novelli
  • Original Music by Armando Trovajoli
  • Cinematography by Franco Villa
  • Film Editing by Amedeo Giomini

Plot Summary

  • A Milanese pimp is pursued by - and then pursues - a pair of New York hitmen and the gangsters who framed him for stealing a shipment of heroin.

Also Known As

  • La Mala Ordina (Italy)
  • Ajojahti (Finland)
  • Black Kingpin (USA) (video title)
  • L'Empire du crime (France)
  • Hired to Kill (International) (English title)
  • Hit Men (USA) (video title)
  • Hitmen (USA) (video title)
  • Maffian ger order (Sweden)
  • Der Mafiaboss: Sie töten wie Schakale (Germany)
  • Der Mafiaboss - Der Eisenfresser (Germany)
  • Man Hunt (USA) (video title)
  • Manhunt (USA) (video title)
  • Manhunt in Milan (UK)
  • Manhunt in the City (International) (English title)
  • Nuestro hombre en Milán (Spain)
  • The Italian Connection
  • Der Tod des Paten (Germany)


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