Machine Gun McCain
Machine Gun McCain (1970)

A hardened criminal learns there's little loyalty on either side of the law in this drama from Italian director Giuliano Montaldo. Charlie Adamo (Peter Falk) is a rough-hewn but ambitious underworld kingpin who has taken control of the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 29, 1970
DVD Release Date: August 24, 2010
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Matthew Sorrento
Bright Lights Film Journal

[A] minor, worthy entry [...] Cassavetes, like Gene Hackman, had access to a reserve of energy.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A noteworthy exploitation gangster B-film shot by an Italian crew in Las Vegas.

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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

(T)his Italian-American crime movie cocktail has some great flavors in the mix, thanks to Cassavetes and to the unraveling chaos that director Montaldo follows to the bitter end.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

an absorbing mixture of dramatic pathos and criminal intrigue, one of those rare gems of late-1960s international filmmaking that is all but unthinkable today

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jay nixon
Okay but ultimately pointless foreign lensed actioner. The great Gena Rowlands is in and out of this in under fifteen minutes and still manages to be the best… More