Ricco The Mean Machine

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Ricco The Mean Machine (1973, Italy) is a Italian Crime film directed by Tulio Demicheli.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1973
  • Color
  • Runtime: 94 Min.
  • Directed by Tulio Demicheli
  • Written by José Gutiérrez Maesso, Mario DiNardo, Santiago Moncada
  • Starring Christopher Mitchum, Barbara Bouchet, Malisa Longo, Eduardo Fajardo, Manuel Zarzo, José María Caffarel, Ángel Álvarez, Arthur Kennedy, Paola Senatore, Luis Induni, Tomás Blanco, Víctor Israel, José Canalejas, Luigi Antonio Guerra, Rina Franchetti
  • Produced by Edward L. Montoro
  • Original Music by Nando De Luca
  • Cinematography by Francisco Fraile
  • Film Editing by Ángel Serrano

Also Known As

  • Ajuste de cuentas (Spain)
  • The Cauldron of Death (USA)
  • Gangland
  • Mean Machine
  • Ricco (USA)
  • The Dirty Mob
  • Der Clan der Killer (Germany)
  • Un Tipo con una faccia strana ti cerca per ucciderti (Italy)


  • Turned loose by the law...turned on by a blonde, they butchered his family and nothing could turn him off!
  • Pray it doesn't happen to you! Tender Flesh. Burning Acid.
  • No swords, no guns, no knives, no weapons. Just a burning pool of acid!
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