The Devil's 8

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Devil's 8 (1969, USA) is a Hixploitation-Action film directed by Burt Topper.

The Devil's 8

Main Details

  • Released in 1969
  • Color
  • Running Time: 97 Min.
  • Production Co: American International Pictures (AIP)
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1969) (USA) (theatrical) | Astral Films (1969) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Burt Topper
  • Written by Larry Gordon, Willard Huyck, John Milius, James Gordon White
  • Starring Christopher George, Fabian, Tom Nardini
  • Produced by Jack W. Cash, Burt Topper
  • Original Music by Mike Curb, Michael Lloyd
  • Cinematography by Richard C. Glouner

Plot Summary

  • A federal agent rounds up eight convicts to help fight a vicious moonshine gang.

Also Known As

  • 8 djävulska män (Sweden)
  • 8 skrappe drenge (Denmark)
  • Die teuflischen Acht (Germany)
  • Efodos stin folia ton katharmaton (Greece) (reissue title)
  • Oi 8 tou Diavolou (Greece)
  • Tankki täyteen! (Finland)
  • Uccidete il padrino (Italy) (dubbed version)


  • The Eight... you'll love or hate!
  • They're the dregs of the prisons... scum of the chain-gangs... welded into a shock squad to smash an Underworld Empire the law can't touch!
  • All they had was a skill for violence and nothing to lose but their lives!
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