Romanzo Criminale

Synopsis: Italy, the 1970s, in the grip of molded politics, corruption and the mafia. A small circle of friends grows up in Rome and decides to use their skills and connections with organized crime and specialists to carve out their own share. Thus Il Freddo, Libano and Il Dandi builds up a rogue crime empire. Commissario Scialoja however gives chase, successfully once he can play on the breakdown of their loyalty, especially from Patrizia 'Cinzia'.
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director(s): Michele Placido
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  32 wins & 25 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
152 min

Gimme the cash.

What the f*ck are you sayin' ?

He's speakin' so poIiteIy,

Iisten to him, then decide.

What's this base for ?

To own what we aII want.

- What ?

- Rome.

But Rome's huge.

Are we smaII ?

We'II own it through drugs,

whores, gambIin'...

- Bernardino Scafa owns gambIin'.

- Not after tomorrow.

Drugs beIong to TerribIe.

We'II destroy him.

- You forget who TerribIe is ?

- An oId man.

- He's 40 at most.

- He's history, it's our turn now.

Guys are Iinin' up to join us.

Rat used to test drugs for TerribIe,

now he's one of us.

- Everyone'II be against us.

- Who ruIes Rome ?

If everyone ruIes, nobody ruIes.

Us against everybody, I Iike that.

- I'm in.

- Me too.

I don't give a shit.

Hands off.

You're taIkin' about a gang,

a sociaI group, I don't dig that.

You dig the streets though.

BIack can do what he wants.

Lemme get this straight...

we buy 2.5 biIIion in junk

and peddIe it.

- Know what'II happen ?

- A war wiII break out.

But we'II wage war on them,

not vice versa.

BIack, can you give us a sec ?

From now on,

we make decisions together.

Nobody acts on his own,

we're partners now.

Get out.

- What's the deaI ?

- I say he doesn't know shit.

I know nothin', I was in Morocco.

We don't know shit !

- Who's she ?

- My gaI.

That bitch ?

You went to Morocco ?

Too bad, I had some Thai stuff

for you to test.

Damn, I sure missed you Rat !

You're the best tester there is.

Gemito, I said to beat him

but you overdid it.

Word has it

you're workin' for the competition.

I couId understand

if you were with a reaI boss,

Cencio, The NeapoIitan, Bernardino,

or even Frenchy.

But you're with those deadbeats

who kidnapped RoseIIini ?

I don't even know

who the heII they are !

TeII us where those fuckers are !

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