The Squeeze

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Squeeze (1978, Italy/West Germany) is a Poliziotteschi film directed by Antonio Margheriti.


Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running time: 99 minutes
  • Production Co.: Dritte Centama Gmbtl.
  • Distribution Co.: Maverick Pictures International
  • Directed by Antonio Margheriti
  • Written by Paul Costello, Marc Princi and Giovanni Simonelli (as Simon O'Neill)
  • Starring: Lee Van Cleef, Karen Black, Edward Albert

Plot Summary

  • A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million-dollar heist.


  • Hot rocks... Hot lead! VAN CLEEF is caught in...
  • The place was New York City. The rip-off was worth six million in diamonds. The double-cross was worth more lives than you can count!

Also Known As

  • Controrapina
  • The Heist
  • Rip-Off
  • Diamond Thieves
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