Most Popular Italian Exploitation Movies and TV Shows
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1. Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Unrated | 95 min | Adventure, Horror
During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew.
2. Starcrash (1978)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An outlaw smuggler and her alien companion are recruited by the Emperor of the Galaxy to rescue his son and destroy a secret weapon by the evil Count Zarth Arn.
3. Cannibal Ferox (1981)
Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Horror
Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.
4. Eaten Alive! (1980)
Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Horror
A young woman teams up with a mercenary to find her missing sister in the jungles of New Guinea where they find that a deranged leader of a religious cult has located his commune in an area inhabited by cannibals.
5. The New York Ripper (1982)
Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
6. Contamination (1980)
R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
7. Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
Unrated | 85 min | Horror
An archaeology professor discovers an ancient crypt which contains living dead corpses. The zombies go on a rampage and attack a group of people which the professor had invited to celebrate his discovery.
8. House on the Edge of the Park (1980)
Not Rated | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
Two low-life punks invite themselves to a party at a posh villa and after being taunted by their snobbish hosts, hold everyone hostage and subject them to various forms of torture and mayhem.
9. Hitch-Hike (1977)
Unrated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker who threatens to kill them unless they take him to a sanctuary. In return he agrees to split some bank loot he has on him.
10. Rabid Dogs (1974)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Following a bungled robbery, three violent criminals take a young woman, a middle-aged man, and a child hostage and force them to drive them outside Rome to help them make a clean escape.
11. Zombie Holocaust (1980)
R | 84 min | Horror
An expedition in the East Indies, encounters not only the cannibals they were looking for, but also an evil scientist and his zombie army.
12. Strange Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal ... See full summary »
13. Alien 2: On Earth (1980)
R | 92 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
A spaceship lands back on Earth after a failed mission, but the astronauts have been replaced by hideous creatures that can penetrate people's bodies and make them explode. A group of cave ... See full summary »
15. Caliber 9 (1972)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A former gangster is forced to resume his old lifestyle when his violent, jealous ex-colleagues and the police believe that he knows the location of a stolen cache of $300,000.
16. Madness (1980)
Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An escaped convict plays the occupants of a remote home against one another for his own sadistic pleasure while searching for the loot he buried there following a previous robbery.
17. What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.
18. Contraband (1980)
Unrated | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Someone is muscling in on the two brothers' cigarette smuggling into Italy at Naples. The police is tipped off, then Mickey's stable burns down, then the killing etc. starts. Luca responds.
20. Beast with a Gun (1977)
Unrated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts ... See full summary »
21. The Italian Connection (1972)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A Milanese pimp is pursued by - and then pursues - a pair of New York hitmen and the gangsters who framed him for stealing a shipment of heroin.
23. The Tough Ones (1976)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A tough, rule-bending cop pursues a maniacal, trigger-happy hunchback, a one-handed bank robber and their cronies in an effort to bring Rome's most powerful crime lord to justice.
24. Cry of a Prostitute (1974)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama
Thriller Starring Henry Silva and Barbara Bouchet. She Left Prostitution only to find Murder! Shes a former prostitute, now married to a gang boss dealing in black market currency and ... See full summary »
25. Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy, who are licenced-to-kill, undercover cops who thrive on living dangerously.
27. The Big Racket (1976)
Not Rated | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Nico Palmieri is a police inspector who battles against hoodlums terrorising a sleepy Italian village, extorting cash from the locals.
29. Street Law (1974)
105 min | Action, Thriller
Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side.
30. High Crime (1973)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An Italian police inspector matches wits with a powerful European drug ring. As he comes closer to the top of the underworld organization, his odds of survival decrease.
34. Kidnap Syndicate (1975)
R | 98 min | Crime, Thriller
Based on an actual event "The Kidnap Syndicate" is the story of two boys, one from a rich family and the other from a poor family, who are kidnapped and held for ransom.
35. The Violent Professionals (1973)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama
When Milano police lieutenant Giorga's chief is murdered by an organized crime ring, he vows to avenge his boss's death. Going undercover to continue the chief's investigation, he plans to ... See full summary »
38. Syndicate Sadists (1975)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A biker's brother is killed while investigating the kidnapping of a young boy, the byproduct of a war between two crime families. The biker vows to get revenge by finding the kidnapped boy and destroying the two families.
39. The Heroin Busters (1977)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An Italian policeman goes undercover to break up an international heroin smuggling ring and butts heads with a hot-tempered Interpol agent assigned by his agency to do the same task.
40. Blood and Diamonds (1977)
99 min | Thriller
A man is arrested and condemned to five years in jail for robbery. After serving his term, he is out for revenge on the gang members he considers were to blame for his arrest. The prize for this deadly fight is a large cache of diamonds.
41. The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist (1977)
100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A hardened cop is left for dead by the henchmen of a escapee gangster he had previously arrested, and upon recovery relentlessly pursues them.
42. Il giorno del Cobra (1980)
95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An American narcotics agent is murdered in Italy. The head of the department decides to hire Larry Stanziani, 'The Cobra'. Larry, a former agent and now a third-rate private detective, uses... See full summary »
43. Anna, quel particolare piacere (1973)
100 min | Crime, Drama
A beautiful but poor young girl finds all the money and material goods she never had when she becomes the girlfriend of a crime boss, but soon learns that there is a price to be paid for that kind of life.
44. Violent Naples (1976)
95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An uncompromising cop gets transferred to Naples on account of this city's atrocious crime levels. His no-hold-barred police methods are considered to be the perfect anti-dote.
45. Killer Cop (1975)
97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Luciano Ercoli's Killer Cop is actually an entirely serious Italian crime thriller (or 'Poliziotteschi'), that handles themes such as murder and terrorism. ..
48. Gang War in Milan (1973)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A Milan produce vendor, whom moonlights as a pimp, faces off against a ruthless and greedy French gangster whom wants to unite the organized crime ring of Italy.
49. Young, Violent, Dangerous (1976)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In this riveting Italian exploitation thriller, three young men embark upon a terrifying series of bloody crimes, engaging in robbery, gunplay, and murder. As the entire police force ... See full summary »
50. Cop in Blue Jeans (1976)
TV-MA | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A top undercover cop finds and arrests a series of purse snatchers until he discovers an American at the top of an evil ring of thieves.