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Piedone d'Egitto (1980)

Police Commissioner Rizzo, Bigfoot (Piedone by nickname) and Marshal Caputo go to Egypt and look for Professor Cerullo, who is missing. The professor has discovered an insect that can smell... See full summary »

Director:

Steno

Writers:

Adriano Bolzoni (story), Adriano Bolzoni (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bud Spencer ... Commissario Rizzo 'Piedone'
Enzo Cannavale Enzo Cannavale ... Maresc. Caputo
Baldwyn Dakile Baldwyn Dakile ... Bodo (as Bodo)
Angelo Infanti Angelo Infanti ... Hassan
Cinzia Monreale ... Connie Burns
Karl-Otto Alberty ... The Swede (as Karl Otto Alberty)
Adel Adham Adel Adham ... Elver Zakar
Mahmoud Kabil Mahmoud Kabil ... Ten. Kebir
Robert Loggia ... Edward Burns
Leopoldo Trieste ... Prof. Coriolano Cerullo
Venantino Venantini ... Ruotolo
Ester Carloni Ester Carloni ... Maria, tabaco seller
Mimmo Poli Mimmo Poli
Sem Sem
Sax Sax
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Storyline

Police Commissioner Rizzo, Bigfoot (Piedone by nickname) and Marshal Caputo go to Egypt and look for Professor Cerullo, who is missing. The professor has discovered an insect that can smell where oil is and lots of criminals are interested in it. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | German

Release Date:

1 March 1980 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Flatfoot in Egypt See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Merope See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the second one of the Inspector Rizzo movie series (along with Flatfoot in Hong Kong (1975)) where Bud Spencer exercises his swimming talents. Here Spencer, being an Olympic swimmer for Italy in 1952, 56 and 60, crosses the Nile River in Egypt by crawl swimming. See more »

Goofs

The Jet has black letters on its side as long as it s grounded on the airports. As it lifts from Neaple's airport, they are gone. See more »

Connections

Follows The Knock Out Cop (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Sphinx
By Guido De Angelis & Maurizio De Angelis
Performedy by Sunrise
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Funny, unforgettable comedy.
23 April 2000 | by f.gimenezSee all my reviews

If somebody thinks that all the Bud Spencer films are the same, he or she may be right, due to the fact that almost all of them contain a lot of blows (with the hand and with the fist)...

But that´s not everything in a film starring Bud Spencer. There´s the plot (yes, there´s a plot indeed!!!), there are the other actors, and there´s the perhaps more important element in a movie, the Music.

In this concrete movie, the music is essential to make it amusing and I would dare to say unforgettable... One must watch this film to understand what I´m saying.

The main title track composed by Guido & Maurizio de Angelis, called "Sphinx" is just great!!.

Well, here´s another movie you should not miss.

Believe me...


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