Ripped Off

Infobox Film
name = Ripped Off

caption = DVD cover for 'Ripped Off'
director = Franco Prosperi
producer = Ottavio Oppo
writer = Lucio Battistrada
Adriano Bolzoni
Armando Crispin
Don Carlos Dunaway
starring = Robert Blake
Ernest Borgnine
Catherine Spaak
Gabriele Ferzetti
Orazio Orlando
music = Carlos Pes
cinematography = Gábor Pogány
editing = Alberto Gallitti
Fima Noveck
distributor = Troma Entertainment
released = 1972
runtime = 83 minutes
language = English
budget =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
imdb_id = 0067914

"Ripped Off" (also known as "The Boxer" and "L'Uomo dalla pelle dura") is a 1972 Italian crime film directed by Franco Prosperi and starring Robert Blake and Ernest Borgnine.

Blake plays a young boxer who is framed for murdering his crooked manager. His only option is to escape from jail and find the real murderer himself.

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*imdb title|id=0067914|title=L' Uomo dalla pelle dura

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