Weapons of Death

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Weapons of Death
Napoli spara!.jpg
Italian film poster for Weapons of Death
Directed by Mario Caiano
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Gianfranco Clerici
  • Vincenzo Mannino[1]
Music by Francesco De Masi[1]
Cinematography Pier Luigi Santi[1]
Edited by Vincenzo Tomassi[1]
Distributed by Fida Cinematografica
Release date
  • February 22, 1977 (1977-02-22) (Italy)
Running time
99 minutes[1]
Country Italy[1]
Box office ₤1.047 billion

Weapons of Death (Italian: Napoli spara!, also known as Naples Shoots) is a poliziottesco film directed by Mario Caiano in 1977.[2] It is an unofficial sequel of Napoli violenta, of which reprises the character of Gennarino (still played by Massimo Deda).[3]


  • Leonard Mann as Commissioner Belli
  • Henry Silva as Santoro
  • Jeff Blynn as Guidi
  • Ida Galli as Lucia Parisi (credited as Evelyne Stewart)
  • Massimo Deda as Gennarino
  • Adolfo Lastretti as Pedophile
  • Kirsten Gille as Taxi patron
  • Mario Deda as Nardi, Belli’s assistant
  • Enrico Maisto as Don Licata
  • Tommaso Palladino as Don Calise
  • Tino Bianchi as Don Alfredo
  • Mario Erpichini as Chief of Police
  • Maurizio Gueli as Serrao
  • Massimo Vanni as Rosati
  • Maurizio Mattioli as Special Agent


Weapons of Death was released in Italy on February 22, 1977 through the distributor Fida Cinematografica.[4] It grossed a total of 1,049,324,370 Italian lira on its release.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Curti 2013, p. 235.
  2. ^ "Prime visioni sullo schermo". La Stampa. 23 March 1977. p. 7. 
  3. ^ Roberto Curti. Italia odia: il cinema poliziesco italiano. Lindau, 2006. 
  4. ^ a b Curti 2013, p. 236.


  • Curti, Roberto (2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland. ISBN 0786469765. 

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