Killer Cop (Italian: La polizia ha le mani legate) is a 1975 Italian poliziottesco-crime film directed in 1975 by Luciano Ercoli. The film's plot reprises the Piazza Fontana bombing which happened in Milan in 1969. The gun in the umbrella used in the movie is similar to a Bulgarian umbrella used at London in 1978 to kill Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov. 
|Directed by||Luciano Ercoli|
|Screenplay by||Gianfranco Gallgarich|
|Story by||Mario Bregni|
|Music by||Stelvio Cipriani|
|Edited by||Angelo Curi|
Prouzioni Atlas consorziate
|Distributed by||Prouzioni Atlas consorziate|
|Box office||₤854.8 million|
- Claudio Cassinelli as Commissioner Matteo Rolandi
- Arthur Kennedy as Armando Di Federico
- Franco Fabrizi as Luigi Balsamo
- Sara Sperati as Papaya Girotti
- Bruno Zanin as Franco Ludovisi
- Valeria D'Obici as Falena
- Enzo Fisichella as Francalancia
- Paolo Poiret as Rocco Altieri
- Giovanni Cianfriglia as Hitman
- Jack Lemmon as Narrator (voice, English version)
Killer Cop was shot in Milan. Killer Cop's plot is influenced from the Piazza Fontana bombings. The funerals seen in the film on a television screen are actual footage of the funerals of the victims of the bombings.
Killer Cop was released in Italy on March 27, 1975 where it was distributed by Prouzioni Atlas consorziate (P.A.C.). It grossed 854,798,250 Italian lire.
Killer Cop has been released on DVD in Italy by Cecchi Gori with a running time of 92 minutes and 58 seconds.
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