The Tough Ones

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The Tough Ones (1976, Italy) is an Italian Crime film directed by Umberto Lenzi. It was followed by The Cynic, the Rat & the Fist

The Tough Ones

Main Details

  • Released in 1976
  • Color
  • Running Time: 95 Min.
  • Production Co: Dania Film | Medusa Produzione | National Cinematografica
  • Directed by Umberto Lenzi
  • Written by Umberto Lenzi & Dardano Sacchetti
  • Starring Maurizio Merli, Tomas Milian, Arthur Kennedy, Giampiero Albertini, Ivan Rassimov, Biagio Pelligra
  • Produced by Mino Loy, Luciano Martino
  • Original Music by Franco Micalizzi
  • Cinematography by Federico Zanni
  • Film Editing by Daniele Alabiso

Also Known As

  • Roma A Mano Armata
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon (USA) (video title)
  • Brigade spéciale (France)
  • Brutal Justice (USA)
  • Rome Armed to the Teeth
  • Die Viper (Germany)
  • The Tough Ones


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