Revolver (1973 film)
Revolver (also titled Blood in the Streets and In the Name of Love) is a poliziottesco film directed by Sergio Sollima and released in 1973. It stars Oliver Reed and Fabio Testi. The film's theme, "Un Amico", was scored by Ennio Morricone and was also featured in Quentin Tarantino's 2009 film Inglourious Basterds.
|Directed by||Sergio Sollima|
|Produced by||Ugo Santalucia|
|Music by||Ennio Morricone|
|Edited by||Sergio Montanari|
|Box office||₤477.374 million|
An Italian prison official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released - but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the man's colleagues don't kill his wife. Enraged, the gang sets out to free their compatriot and kill the man who took him.
- Oliver Reed as Vito Cipriani
- Fabio Testi as Milo Ruiz
- Paola Pitagora as Carlotta
- Agostina Belli as Anna Cipriani
- Frédéric de Pasquale as Michel Granier
- Marc Mazza as Bald Police Inspector
- Reinhard Kolldehoff as French Lawyer (as René Kolldehoff)
- Bernard Giraudeau
- Peter Berling as Grappa
- Gunnar Warner
- Daniel Beretta as Al Niko
- Calisto Calisti as Maresciallo Fantuzzi
- Steffen Zacharias as Joe Lacour
- Michel Bardinet
- Salvatore Borghese as Suicidal Prisoner
Revolver was released in Italy on September 27, 1973 where it was distributed theatrically by Panta. The film grossed 477,374,000 Italian lire in Italy.
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