R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.
Telly Savalas, despite receiving second billing, does not appear in the movie until about one hour in [uncut version].
You like my place? It costs more than an aircraft carrier,
Al Weber: but I had to have it.
Al Weber: I've got a very, very demanding wife. You know something, before she'd marry me, I had to buy her a million dollar country place.
Al Weber: Hey, I'm not complaining. She earned ...
Telly Savalas' character repeatedly makes reference to Charles Bronson being a generation under him. In reality, the two have only a three-month age difference with Bronson actually being older.
The end titles are brief, lasting little more than thirty seconds, accompanied by Ennio Morricone's dramatic theme. The credits run out after a mentioning of a wig supplier. Blank screen. The theme music continues gloriously, till eventual completion.
The Anchor Bay DVD version restores eight minutes of footage originally cut by United Artists for the U.S. release. Because these scenes were never dubbed into English, they are presented in their original Italian language with English subtitles.
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