Revolver (1973 film)

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Directed by Sergio Sollima
Produced by Ugo Santalucia
Written by Massimo De Rita, Arduino Maiuri, Sergio Sollima
Starring Oliver Reed, Fabio Testi
Music by Ennio Morricone
Cinematography Aldo Scavarda
Edited by Sergio Montanari
Distributed by Mega Film
Release dates
September 27, 1973
Running time
111 mins
Country Italy, France, West Germany
Language Italian

Revolver (aka Blood in the Streets) is a poliziottesco film directed by Sergio Sollima and released in 1973. It stars Oliver Reed and Fabio Testi and the film's theme "Un Amico" which was scored by Ennio Morricone was also featured in Quentin Tarantino movie Inglourious Basterds (2009)


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.


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