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Order of Death (1984)

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A New York policeman (Harvey Keitel) imprisons and tortures an admitted cop-killer (John Lydon), but finds the tables turned when his victim refuses to break and in fact urges more punishment. Highlighted is the intense interplay between the irrepressible Keitel and Lydon, the sneering frontman of the Sex Pistols as Johnny Rotten. The film is also known as Cop Killers and Order of Death.

Copkiller or Copkiller (l'assassino dei poliziotti),[1][2] also known as Corrupt and The Order of Death,[3] is a 1983 Italian crime thriller film directed by Roberto Faenza and starring Harvey Keitel and musician John Lydon, the singer for the bands Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd.. It is based on Hugh Fleetwood's novel The Order of Death, which was set to be the original title of the production. Fleetwood also adapted and wrote the screenplay with Faenza and Ennio de Concini. The music was composed by Ennio Morricone.[4]
According to IMDb it was filmed in 1981 and released in 1983 in Italy and 1984 in USA.[5] It is Lydon's only starring role in film to date

Release Date: January 1984

Distrib: New Line Cinema


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