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The Salamander (1981)

Not Rated
103 min | Thriller

An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize ...See moreAn Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the government. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis See less
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Writers
Robert Katz (screenplay) | Rod Serling (adaptation) | Morris L. West (novel)
Cinematographer
Editor
Claudio M. Cutry (as Claudio Cutry)
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Updated Dec 31, 1981

Release date
May 23, 1983 (United States)
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27 cast members
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Franco Nero
Carabinieri Colonel Dante Matucci Carabinieri Colonel Dante Matucci   See fewer
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Anthony Quinn
Bruno Manzini Bruno Manzini   See fewer
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Martin Balsam
Captain Steffanelli Captain Steffanelli   See fewer
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Sybil Danning
Lili Anders Lili Anders   See fewer
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Christopher Lee
Prince Baldasar, the Director of Counterintelligence Prince Baldasar, the Director of Counterintelligence   See fewer
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Cleavon Little
Major Carl Malinowski, USMC Major Carl Malinowski, USMC   See fewer
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Paul L. Smith
The Surgeon (as Paul Smith) The Surgeon (as Paul Smith)   See fewer
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John Steiner
Captain Roditi Captain Roditi   See fewer
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Claudia Cardinale
Elena Leporello Elena Leporello   See fewer
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Eli Wallach
General Leporello General Leporello   See fewer
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Renzo Palmer
Carabinieri Major Giorgione Carabinieri Major Giorgione   See fewer
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Anita Strindberg
Princess Faubiani Princess Faubiani   See fewer
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Marino Masé
Captain Rigoli Captain Rigoli   See fewer
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Jacques Herlin
Woodpecker Woodpecker   See fewer
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Fortunato Arena
General Pantaleone General Pantaleone   See fewer
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John Stacy
Concierge Concierge   See fewer
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Andrea Esterhazy
Minister of Defence Minister of Defence   See fewer
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Massimo Ciprari
Assassin Assassin   See fewer
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Tony Brandt
Gianni Bandanelli, Pantaleone's øawyer (uncredited) Gianni Bandanelli, Pantaleone's øawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Omero Capanna
Hitman (uncredited) Hitman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Attilio Dottesio
Party Guest at Manzini's (uncredited) Party Guest at Manzini's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Felleghy
Man at Pantaleone's Burial (uncredited) Man at Pantaleone's Burial (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alfonso Giganti
Man at Pantaleone's funeral (uncredited) Man at Pantaleone's funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margherita Horowitz
Wife of Minister of Defence (uncredited) Wife of Minister of Defence (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gitte Lee
Princess Baldasar (uncredited) Princess Baldasar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nello Pazzafini
Manzini's Bodyguard (uncredited) Manzini's Bodyguard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Amedeo Salamon
Banquet guest (uncredited) Banquet guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 725 votes