Hunted City

Hunted City (Italian: Sbirro, la tua legge è lenta... la mia no! lit.'Cop...Your Law is Slow, Mine Isn't!') is a 1979 Italian poliziottesco film directed by Stelvio Massi.[2] It represents one of the few negative roles for Merola.[3]

Hunted City
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Directed byStelvio Massi
Screenplay by
Story by
  • José Sanchez
  • Marino Girolami
  • Vincenzo Mannino[1]
StarringMaurizio Merli
Music byStelvio Cipriani[1]
CinematographyPier Luigi Santi[1]
Edited byMauro Bonannni[1]
3C Cooperativa Cinematografica[1]
Distributed bySimba Film
Release date
  • 27 September 1979 (1979-09-27) (Italy)
Running time
103 minutes
Box office329 million


Hunted City was the fifth collaboration between actor Maurizio Merli and director Stelvio Massi.[1] The film was shot at Incet-de Paolis in Milan and on location in Milano.[1]



Hunted City was distributed theatrically in Italy by Simba Film on 27 September 1979.[1] The film grossed a total of 329 million Italian lire domestically.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Curti 2013, p. 262.
  2. ^ Achille Valdata (20 October 1979). "La donna ha un campanile". La Stampa. p. 16.
  3. ^ Roberto Curti. Italia odia: il cinema poliziesco italiano. Lindau, 2006. pp. 138–139.


  • Curti, Roberto (2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland. ISBN 978-0786469765.

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