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Ricco (1973)

After 2 years in prison Ricco is released and on a path of vengeance. His father, the head of a mafia family, is gunned down by the ambitious Don Vito and now Ricco is looking to settle the score.

Director:

Tulio Demicheli

Writers:

José Gutiérrez Maesso (screenplay) (as José G. Maesso), José Gutiérrez Maesso (story) (as José G. Maesso) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Mitchum ... Ricco Aversi
Barbara Bouchet ... Scilla
Malisa Longo ... Rosa
Eduardo Fajardo ... Cyrano
Manuel Zarzo ... Tony
José María Caffarel ... The Marsigliese
Ángel Álvarez ... Giuseppe Calogero
Arthur Kennedy ... Don Vito
Paola Senatore ... Concetta Aversi
Luis Induni ... Ricco's father
Tomás Blanco
Víctor Israel ... Checana, the nightclub owner
José Canalejas
Luigi Antonio Guerra Luigi Antonio Guerra ... Concetta's husband
Rina Franchetti Rina Franchetti ... Ricco's mother
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Storyline

After 2 years in prison Ricco is released and on a path of vengeance. His father, the head of a mafia family, is gunned down by the ambitious Don Vito and now Ricco is looking to settle the score.

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Tender Flesh. Burning Acid. See more »


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Country:

Spain | Italy

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

April 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gangland See more »

Filming Locations:

Turin, Piedmont, Italy See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Christopher Mitchum didn't have to audition for the lead. See more »

Quotes

Don Vito: Don't you know by now, I can't stand soap? Or men that sweat?
[holding a bar of soap]
Don Vito: You know how they make this? Caustic soda, a few drops of perfume, and animal fat. One more mistake and I turn you into this. The two of you.
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Referenced in The Exterminator (1980) See more »

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Not as it may seem!
25 October 1999 | by floyd-27See all my reviews

If you have ever seen the title "Cauldron of Death" in your horror section, and it has the same cover or close to it as what's seen on this page, you are in for a definite surprise!

This is actually a very well made crime/revenge flick starring Chris Mitchum as Ricco. Who upon release from prison delves back into the underworld to seek revenge for his Mafia Chief fathers murder.

A great soundtrack and a hell wad of violence makes this a real winner for Italo/Crime buffs


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