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Director  Brian G. Hutton
Music director  Lalo Schifrin
Duration  
Language  English
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Crime
Cinematography  Fred Koenekamp
Country  United States
Sol Madrid movie poster
Release date  February 7, 1968
Writer  Robert Wilder (novel), David Karp
Cast  David McCallum (Sol Madrid), Stella Stevens (Stacey Woodward), Telly Savalas (Emil Dietrich), Ricardo Montalban (Jalisco), Rip Torn (Dano Villanova), Pat Hingle (Harry Mitchell)
Similar movies  A Walk Among the Tombstones, The November Man, Taken, 3 Days to Kill, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Blood Diamond
Tagline  He's the Only Cop Who Can Con the Mafia Out of $3,000,000 in Heroin!

Sol Madrid is a 1968 film directed by Brian G. Hutton and filmed in Acapulco. It was released in the UK as The Heroin Gang.

Contents

Sol Madrid movie scenes

Plot

Half a million dollars is stolen from the Mafia by small-time crook Harry Mitchell, who splits it with girlfriend Stacey Woodward and takes off for Acapulco.

The mob sends hit man Dano Villanova to deal with Harry and get the money back. Sol Madrid, an undercover narc, is out to find Harry first, hoping to persuade him to testify against organized crime in court.

Stacey happens to be Villanova's former girlfriend. Things get complicated in Mexico, where a heroin dealer named Dietrich is engaged in criminal activity while Mexican law official Jalisco is on the case. Before she can flee on a yacht, Stacey is taken captive by Villanova and shot up with dope until she's turned into an addict.

Harry is caught and killed. Jalisco isn't what he seems to be, so Madrid not only must deal with him, but with Villanova and Dietrich as well.

Cast

  • David McCallum ... Sol Madrid
  • Stella Stevens ... Stacey Woodward
  • Telly Savalas ... Emil Dietrich
  • Ricardo Montalban ... Jalisco
  • Rip Torn ... Dano Villanova
  • Pat Hingle ... Harry Mitchell
  • Paul Lukas ... Capo Riccione
  • Michael Ansara ... Capt. Ortega
  • Michael Conrad ... Scarpi
  • Soundtrack

    The film score was composed by Lalo Schifrin and the soundtrack album was released on the MGM label in 1968. An expanded edition of the soundtrack was released on by Film Score Monthly in 2010 as part of the 5 CD box set The Cininnatti Kid: Lalo Schifrin Film Scores Vol. 1 (1964-1968).

    Track listing

    All compositions by Lalo Schifrin

    1. "Sol Madrid (Main Theme)" - 2:00
    2. "Fiesta" - 1:35
    3. "Stacey's Bolero" - 2:36
    4. "The Burning Candle" - 2:25
    5. "Adagietto" - 2:50
    6. "Sol Madrid (Main Theme)" - 1:55
    7. "The Golden Trip" - 2:35
    8. "Charanga" - 2:20
    9. "El Patio" - 2:25
    10. "Villanova's Villa" - 2:10
    11. "Bolero #2" - 2:07
    12. "Villanova's Chase" - 2:07

    Personnel

  • Lalo Schifrin - composer, conductor
  • Laurindo Almeida - guitar
  • Unnamed Orchestra conducted by Robert Armbruster
  • George del Barrio - orchestration
  • References

    Sol Madrid Wikipedia
    Sol Madrid IMDb Sol Madrid themoviedb.org


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