3 Supermen a Tokyo

3 Supermen a Tokyo[lower-alpha 1] is a 1968 film directed by Bitto Albertini.

3 Supermen a Tokyo
Directed byBitto Albertini
Screenplay by
Story byMario Amendola[1]
Music byRuggero Cini[1]
CinematographyUmberto Grassia[1]
Edited byVincenzo Vanni[1]
  • Cinesecolo-INDIEF
  • Terra-Filmkunst[1]
Release date
  • 1968 (1968) (Italy)
  • 17 July 1968 (1968-07-17) (West Germany)
Running time
100 minutes[1]
  • Italy
  • West Germany[1]


Two ruthless thieves known as "the supermen" are captured by the government, and in exchange for commuting their sentence they are forced to accompany the agent Martin, who has a mission to find a recording which, if brought to light, would cause a political scandal. But the road is not easy, and they encounter all kinds of obstacles.


3 Supermen a Tokio did not have any of the original cast outside Gloria Paul of the original film The Three Fantastic Supermen.[1]

3 Supermen a Tokio was shot in Tokyo.[1] When shooting there, director Bitto Albertini stated that filming was shot with indifference from the Japanese paseers-by when shooting a car chase with the scene being shot with hidden cameras in hopes to capture the shocked reactions from the crowd.[1][3]


3 Superman a Tokyo was released in Italy in 1968.[1] It was released in Germany as Drei tolle Kerle on 17 July 1968.[4]

See also



  1. The title is often misspelled as 3 supermen in Tokio, even on the Italian DVD release.[2]


  1. Curti 2016, p. 128.
  2. Curti 2016, p. 129.
  3. Albertini 1998, p. 136.
  4. "Drei tolle Kerle". Filmportal.de. Retrieved 21 August 2019.


  • Albertini, Bitto (1998). Tra un ciak e l'altro storielle di Bitto Albertini. Catania: Edizioni Boemi.
  • Curti, Roberto (2016). Diabolika: Supercriminals, Superheroes and the Comic Book Universe in Italian Cinema. Midnight Marquee Press. ISBN 978-1-936168-60-6.
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