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The Big Racket
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Fabio Testi (REVOLVER, CONTRABAND) stars as Inspector Nico Palmieri, a tough police detective tearing apart Rome to bust a ruthless protection racket. But when these violent thugs expand their empire into drugs, rape and murder, Nico throws away the rulebook to unleash his own brand of justice. In a city ruled by fear, there's a fine line between cop and criminal...and one lawman is about to blast it to pieces!
Academy Award nominee Vincent Gardenia (DEATH WISH) co-stars in this explosive crime thriller featuring some of the most amazing stunts in '70s cinema directed by Enzo Castellari (STREET LAW, THE HEROIN BUSTERS), now transferred from original vault materials and packed with explosive new Extras.
- Audio Commentary with Director Enzo G. Castellari
- Theatrical Trailer
Top Customer Reviews
Testi plays a rough police officer that is getting sick and tired of the gang protection racket going on in a small Italian town. Gangs are using violence and destruction to get small business owners to pay. When Testi goes beyond the law to put the Racketeers away, he gets fired and then turns vigilante.
This is a violent, gritty film full of fantastic camera work and colorful anti-hero like characters. Testi here comes off looking like a true bad***. The uncut version provided here by Blue-Underground Entertainment does contain some harsh scences such as two brutal rape sequences so be forwarned.
Coming from a seasoned Euro Crime fan.....you can't get much better than this. There's enough tough guy posturing, cool camera shots and action to make any fan of Italian cinema happy.
However, there are some real double standards in the American dubbing script: murder, rape and bloody mayhem, no problem, but no naughty words whatever you do. Thus our "dumb basket" hero is warned that if he doesn't cool it, he'll be "in deep diddly." In fact, whoever wrote the dubbing script is obviously having the time of his life, inserting the word "diddly" into as many scenes as many times as possible ("If I'm gonna be in deep diddly, I'd like to know what I'm in deep diddly for!").Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The Leading Role and Pepe(Vincent Gardenia)along with the rest of the cast,and an unbelievably great plot and story make this film worth watching. Read morePublished on August 2, 2012 by Jose Lopez