An Italian official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released--but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the man's colleagues don't kill his wife. Enraged, the gang sets out to free their compatriot and kill the man who took him.
In the name of love he killed a man... destroyed another... spit on his badge and tore a city apart brick by brick, street by street, punk by punk to find his wife.
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Did You Know?
In one scene Oliver Reed
was supposed to unlock Fabio Testi
's handcuffs and drag him out of the car but Oliver couldn't get the small keys to fit in the cuffs. After 3 takes he got frustrated and threw the keys which happened to fall into a sewer drain. Fabio was left in handcuffs for two hours before more keys could be located. See more
In one scene Fabio Testi's character refers to Paola Pitagora's character as Paola instead of Carlotta. See more
Featured in First Action Hero
Written by Ennio Morricone
Performed by Daniel Beretta See more