Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He runs away, but he understands his troubles have just begun when the following day he receives an envelope with photos of him killing the man. Someone is killing all his friends and trying to frame him for the murders...

  1. Dario Argento

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Luigi Cozzi


  3. Mario Foglietti


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Brandon

    Michael Brandon

    Roberto Tobias

  2. Mimsy Farmer

    Mimsy Farmer

    Nina Tobias

  3. Jean-Pierre Marielle

    Jean-Pierre Marielle

    Gianni Arrosio

  4. Bud Spencer

    Bud Spencer

    Diomede 'Dio'

  5. Aldo Bufi Landi


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Four Flies on Grey Velvet
Four Flies on Grey Velvet



Original Title 4 mosche di velluto grigio

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 3, 1972


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget -

Revenue -



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