When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, a small-time pimp in Milan is framed for the theft. Two professional hitmen are dispatched from New York to find him, but the real thieves want to get rid of him before the New York killers get to him to eliminate any chance of them finding out he's the wrong man.

  1. Fernando Di Leo

    Director, Writer

  2. Ingo Hermes


  3. Augusto Finocchi


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mario Adorf

    Mario Adorf

    Luca Canali

  2. Henry Silva

    Henry Silva

    Dave Catania

  3. Woody Strode

    Woody Strode

    Frank Webster

  4. Adolfo Celi

    Adolfo Celi

    Don Vito Tressoldi

  5. Luciana Paluzzi

    Luciana Paluzzi


Full Cast & Crew

The Italian Connection
The Italian Connection



Original Title La mala ordina

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 2, 1972


Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

Revenue -



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