Mario The Blond, Giò and Luis are three boys from the wealthy side of Milan in the 1970’s. The trio is friends with Lucio, an army dealer, while Lea is Luis’ girlfriend. Annoyed by the boredom of life, and following a turbulent fashion of their age, the three decide to organize a series of burglaries and a bank robbery, killing a large number of people on their way in the province. Lucio will also pass away, together with his two colleagues. —It.wikipedia.org
Romolo Guerrieri (born 5 December 1931) is an Italian film director and screenwriter. He directed 17 films between 1961 and 1992. He was born in Rome, Italy. —Wikipedia
The minuses? That awful theme song; Milian's "parenting" speech (that belongs in an after-school special and not a serious film); the over-reliance on repeated jolts of nihilistic violence to stand in for any sort of character development (the most obnoxious of the three killers is one-note and really just a cartoon, e.g.) ... and yet, I'm still thinking about it nearly a week after I watched it.
Not the best Italian genre film I've seen (not even the best poliziotteschi), but despite its unevenness it's a film that continues to stick in my head. Giorgi's screen time (especially those sometimes dreamlike, painterly closeups) seem lifted right out of some lost Master's series of portraits and the grim inevitability of the end adds heft to a film that would otherwise prove to be more generic.
Amoral, violent and a crime action thriller with a high body count! “Romolo Guerrier’s “Liberi armati pericolosi” (Young, Violent, Dangerous) is ’70s Italian crime cinema that tries to incorporate pointless crimes, car chases, sleazy prostitutes, blood thirsty characters & machine guns! It's an absurd and audacious crime film but that's the '70s for you. Want something deeper? Try films directed by Fernando Di Leo.