Meet Him and Die

Meet Him and Die (Italian: Pronto ad uccidere) is a 1976 film directed by Franco Prosperi and starring Ray Lovelock, Martin Balsam and Elke Sommer.

Meet Him and Die
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Directed byFranco Prosperi
Produced by
  • Alberto Marras
  • Vincenzo Salvini[1]
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Peter Berling
  • Antonio Cucca
  • Claudio Fragasso
  • Alberto Marras[1]
Music byUbaldo Continiello[1]
CinematographyRoberto D'Ettorre Piazzoli[1]
Edited byAmedeo Giomini[1]
  • T.L.D. Cinematografica
  • Hermes Synchron[1]
Distributed byOver Seas Film Company
Release date
  • 9 October 1976 (1976-10-09) (Italy)
  • 28 July 1977 (1977-07-28) (West Germany)
Running time
95 minutes[1]
  • Italy
  • West Germany[1]
Box office344.183 million



Italian film historian Roberto Curti described Meet Him and Die as a turning point for poliziotteschi's approach to justice in film as the genre "no longer considers justice"[1]


Meet Him and Die was distributed theatrically in Italy by Over Seas Film Company on 9 October 1976.[1] It grossed a total of 344,182,575 Italian lira domestically. [1] In West Germany, the film was titled Tote pflastern seinen Weg and was released on 28 July 1977.[1]

On its release on home video in the United Kingdom, the film received the alternative title Risking, Pronto!.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Curti 2013, p. 184.


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

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