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"Firepower" (also known as "Bocca da fuoco") is an Action/Drama/Thriller film directed by Michael Winner, released in the USA on April 27 of 1979 . Sophia Loren and James Coburn are starring, alongside O.J. Simpson, Eli Wallach, Anthony Franciosa and George Grizzard.

Who directed "Firepower":

Firepower was directed by Michael Winner, an English director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before making Firepower, Michael Winner had directed The Big Sleep, released in 1978, The Sentinel (1977), Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976), The Stone Killer (1973), Scorpio (1973), and The Mechanic (1972). Since, he directed Death Wish II, released in 1982, The Wicked Lady (1983), Scream for Help (1984), Death Wish 3 (1985), A Chorus of Disapproval (1988), and Appointment with Death (1988).

What was the release date of "Firepower":

Firepower was initally released in the United States on Friday, April 27, 1979. Also released on this day were Saint Jack (dir. Peter Bogdanovich), An Almost Perfect Affair (dir. Michael Ritchie), and Dreamer (dir. Noel Nosseck). This was forty (40) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, June 18, 1980 in France and on Thursday, October 11, 1979 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Firepower":

At the casting of Firepower we find Sophia Loren, previously seen in Brass Target (1978) and Fatto di sangue fra due uomini per causa di una vedova - si sospettano moventi politici (1978); James Coburn (California Suite (1978), Cross of Iron (1977)); O.J. Simpson (Capricorn One (1978), The Cassandra Crossing (1976)) [ more... ]

  • Hank Garrett and Eli Wallach, Fred Stuthman can also be seen in The Sentinel, released in 1977.
  • O.J. Simpson and Sophia Loren can both be seen in The Cassandra Crossing, released in 1976.
  • Vincent Gardenia and Anthony Franciosa also worked together in Death Wish II, released in 1982.
  • Andrew Duncan and Paul D'Amato can both be seen in Slap Shot, released in 1977.

What is the Storyline of "Firepower":

The FBI hires a former mafia hit man (James Coburn) to track down and bring in a powerful reclusive billionaire suspected of criminal acts for his own benefit. The man also comes into a conflict with a woman (Sophia Loren) tracking down the same crook for revenge reasons.


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