GenreAction, Crime, Thriller Music directorLuis Bacalov CountryItaly
Release date31 January 1973 WriterPeter McCurtin (novel), Fernando Di Leo (story), Fernando Di Leo (screenplay) CastHenry Silva (Nick Lanzetta), Richard Conte (Don Corrasco), Gianni Garko (Commissario Torri), Corrado Gaipa (Avvocato Rizzo), Marino Masé (Pignataro), Claudio Nicastro (Don Giuseppe D'Aniello) Similar moviesDirected by Fernando Di Leo, Henry Silva movies, Mafia movies
Il boss fernando di leo
Il Boss is a poliziottesco film written and directed by Fernando Di Leo in 1973. It is the final part of Di Leo's Milieu Trilogy, also consisting of Milano calibro 9 and La mala ordina, both released in 1972.
Nick Lanzetta (Henry Silva) takes out several members of a rival crime family for his boss Don Corrasco (Richard Conte). The enemy clan attempts retribution by kidnapping an associate's daughter, who turns out to be a nymphomaniac. A violent power struggle within the Mafia ensues.
Henry Silva: Nick Lanzetta
Richard Conte: Don Corrasco
Gianni Garko: Commissioner Torri
Vittorio Caprioli: the Quaestor
Pier Paolo Capponi: Cocchi
Antonia Santilli: Rina Daniello
Claudio Nicastro: Don Giuseppe Daniello
Corrado Gaipa: Lawyer Rizzo
Gianni Musy: Carlo Attardi
Mario Pisu: On. Gabrielli
Marino Masé: Pignataro
Howard Ross: Melende
Il Boss was released in Italy on February 1, 1973 where it was distributed by Alherat. The film grossed a total of ₤573.172 million Italian lira on its release.