The Cynic, the Rat & the Fist (1977)

luca 02/03/1977 (IT) ActionCrimeThriller 1h 40m
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Luigi "Chinaman" Maietto escapes from prison. As soon as he is free he assigns immediately two henchman to murder the inspector whose testimonial once led to his prison sentence. Inspector Tanzi is left for dead but survives. The local newspapers cover up for him and pretend the assassination had succeeded. When Tanzi gets better, his superior wants him to hide in Switzerland. But Tanzi defies him because he intends to make sure himself that Maietto is put back in prison. He goes for it.

  1. Umberto Lenzi

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Dardano Sacchetti


  3. Ernesto Gastaldi


  4. Sauro Scavolini


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  1. Maurizio Merli

    Maurizio Merli

    Leonardo Tanzi

  2. John Saxon

    John Saxon

    Frank Di Maggio

  3. Tomas Milian

    Tomas Milian

    Luigi "Chinaman" Maietto

  4. Gabriella Lepori

    Gabriella Lepori


  5. Renzo Palmer

    Renzo Palmer

    Commissioner Astalli

  6. Claudio Undari

    Claudio Undari


  7. Bruno Corazzari

    Bruno Corazzari

    Cesare Ettore

  8. Gabriella Giorgelli

    Gabriella Giorgelli

    Maria Balzano

  9. Marco Guglielmi

    Marco Guglielmi


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The Cynic, the Rat & the Fist
The Cynic, the Rat & the Fist

Original Title Il cinico, l'infame, il violento

Status Released

Original Language Italian

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