Destruction Force

Destruction Force (originally titled La banda del trucido (The Numbskull's Gang), also known as Dirty Gang) is a 1977 Italian poliziottesco directed by Stelvio Massi. It is the second film in which Tomas Milian plays the character of Monnezza after Free Hand for a Tough Cop (Il trucido e lo sbirro).[1][2]

Destruction Force
Italian theatrical release poster by Renato Casaro
Directed byStelvio Massi
Music byBruno Canfora
CinematographyFranco Delli Colli

The participation of Milian was due to an old contract he was forced to fulfill;[2] originally intended as a special appearance, the role of Milian was expanded to make it appear as the star of the film, and Milian obtained in exchange to construct his character as he wanted and to write (uncredited) his dialogue lines.[2] The film was shot in three weeks, but Milian filmed his part in just five days.[2]



  1. Roberto Curti. Italia odia: il cinema poliziesco italiano. Lindau, 2006.
  2. Manlio Momarasca; Giorgio Navarro; Davide Pulici. Monnezza e i suoi fratelli. Nocturno Dossier n.39, Cinemabis Comm.

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