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Knock-Out Cop (1978)

Piedone l'africano (original title)
Commissary Rizzo in Napoli gets a message from a policeman from South Africa who wants to meet him. Immediatlz before this meeting the south African policeman is killed. Dying he shows ... See full summary »

Director:

Steno

Writers:

Adriano Bolzoni (screenplay), Giovanni Simonelli (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bud Spencer ... Commissario Rizzo 'Piedone'
Enzo Cannavale Enzo Cannavale ... Caputo
Werner Pochath ... Spiros (as Werner Pochat)
Joe Stewardson Joe Stewardson ... Klein Smollet
Carel Trichardt Carel Trichardt ... Captain Müller
Desmond Thompson Desmond Thompson ... John Desmond - Commissioner of Police
Baldwyn Dakile Baldwyn Dakile ... Bodo (as Bodo)
Dagmar Lassander ... Margy Connors
Antonio Allocca Antonio Allocca ... Receptionist
Giancarlo Bastianoni Giancarlo Bastianoni ... Smollet's Henchman
Franco Cirino Franco Cirino
Giorgio Cerioni Giorgio Cerioni
Ester Carloni Ester Carloni ... Maria, tabaco seller
Rita Ehlers Rita Ehlers
Carlo Reali Carlo Reali ... Edmonds' assistant
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Storyline

Commissary Rizzo in Napoli gets a message from a policeman from South Africa who wants to meet him. Immediatlz before this meeting the south African policeman is killed. Dying he shows Rizzo a picture of his little son Bodo. Riyyo travels to Johannesburg to find out what the policeman was working on and to find Bodo. Written by Wolfgang Klimt <wolfii@leo.org>

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Country:

Italy | West Germany

Language:

Italian | English

Release Date:

22 March 1978 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Plattfuß in Afrika See more »

Filming Locations:

Italy See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Laser Films, Rialto Film See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

(At around 53 min) The reflection on the window of the cab show the director and the crew. See more »

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Featured in Bud's Best - Die Welt des Bud Spencer (2012) See more »

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Pure entertainment.
9 September 2002 | by pi4630See all my reviews

Even if you like Bud Spencer movies, then "Piedone l'africano" and "Piedone in Egitto" will be a revelation: Bud, this fist-fighting bear, can also act, if the script and the director will leave him to. Seriously: Both movies contain *plot* and are not shot for the mere fist fighting scenes that make Bud Spencer so popular. They contain also a very intriguing score. Watch it, it's a must!


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