Danger Diabolik

Danger: Diabolik (1968)

Danger Diabolik 1968In 1968, Italian producer Dino DeLaurentis set his sights on adapting the popular Italian comic book criminal Diabolik to the big screen.

With renowned screenwriter/cinematographer/director Mario Bava at the helm, Danger: Diabolik attempts to present a laundry list of cool images and ideas that embrace the 1960’s Italian style in which it was made.

The ultra sexy Marissa Mell plays the loyal and gorgeous Eva Kant and John Phillip Law slips on the skin tight costume of Diabolik who wrecks havoc for any authority and is willing to take any risk to steal anything that’s not nailed down.

With a very small budget, a ton of creativity, a supporting cast consisting of Michel Piccoli, Terry Thomas and Adolfo Celi, along with a score by the great Ennio Morricone, can a film that was roasted by Mystery Science Theater 3000 actually be any good?

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