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.
Jon Voight was considered for the role of Jeff Heston which was played in the film by Charles Bronson.
Are these the ones, Jeff?
Jeff Heston: Burn them.
Al Weber: Uhm. Good girl.
Al Weber: And now you'd better send her off, Jeff. Vanessa, she... hates violence. Don't you, darling?
Jeff Heston: Okay. You remember everything, Vanessa?
Vanessa Shelton: Hotel Jericho. Miss Brown. Hurry, darling.
Al Weber: Vanessa!
Al Weber: Goodbye. ...
Cars with screeching tires on dirt roads.
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.