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Convoy Busters (Un poliziotto scomodo)

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Convoy Busters (Un poliziotto scomodo)
Un poliziotto scomodo Poster.jpg
Original Italian Poster
Country ITA.jpg Italy
Directed by Stelvio Massi
Release Date 1978
Language Italian
Studio Atlas
Main Cast
Character Actor
Commisioner Francesco Olmi Maurizio Merli
Anna Olga Karlatos
Degan Massimo Serato
Marcello Degan Marco Gelardini
Chief of Rome police Mario Feliciani
Judge Garganese Maurizio Gueli
Sgt. Ballarin Attilio Duse
Gorchi Mimmo Palmara

Convoy Busters (original title Un poliziotto scomodo ("An Uncomfortable Cop")) is a 1978 Italian action movie directed by Stelvio Massi and starring Maurizio Merli as Francesco Olmi, the commissioner of Rome homicide division. Olmi investigates a dual murder and finds out that the crime was committed under the order of a high rank official. All attempts to bring him to justice are in vain. Olmi is transferred from Rome to a small drowsy coastal town, but there he finds a trace of gun smugglers.

The following weapons were used in the film Convoy Busters (Un poliziotto scomodo):


Colt Python

Francesco Olmi's (Maurizio Merli) personal sidearm is a Colt Python with 2.5" barrel.

Colt Python Snub Nose with 2.5" barrel - .357 Magnum
Olmi holds his revolver while chasing criminals in helicoper.
A vent rib is seen.
Un poliziotto scomodo-Python-4.jpg
Olmi loads his revolver in the final scene.
Olmi fires in the final scene.

Beretta Model 70

Beretta Model 70 pistols are used by both police, including Olmi's assistant Brigadier (Police Sgt.) Ballarin (Attilio Duse), and criminals.

Beretta Model 70 - .32 ACP
A police ispector holds a Beretta Model 70.
A Beretta Model 70 is seen in a crate of smuggled guns.
A gun smuggler takes a group of children as hostages.
Gorchi (Mimmo Palmara), the boss of gun smugglers, is shot in the final scene.

Beretta M1934

In one scene corrupted official Degan (Massimo Serato) uses a Beretta M1934 pistol.

Beretta Model 1934 - .380 ACP
Degan draws his pistol.

Beretta M1951

A Beretta M1951 pistol is seen in the scene of arrest of drug dealers.

Beretta M951 - 9x19mm
A female criminal tries to reach the pistol but a bullet from Olmi's revolver prevents her.

Walther P38

Walther P38 pistols are widely used by criminals.

Walther P38 WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm
A killer uses a P38 to assassinate an eyewitness.
A criminal (at the left) in a car, chased by police, holds a P38.
A P38-wielding criminal is shot by Olmi.
Gorchi's henchman holds a P38 in the final scene.

Walther PP

In one scene a biker carries a Walther PP.

War Time Walther PP Pistol
A biker entertains by firing a Walther right and left.
The pistol on the ground.
Olmi picks up the pistol.

Luger P08

A Luger P08 is seen in a crate of smuggled guns.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm
A Luger is seen between Beretta M12 SMG and Beretta Model 70 pistol.

Submachine Guns

Beretta M12

Beretta M12 SMGs are widely used by police and criminals.

Beretta M12 - 9x19mm
A criminal, disguised as a police officer, holds a Beretta M12.
The same character fires.
A police inspector holds a Beretta M12 during the arrest of drug dealers.
An unloaded Beretta M12 is seen in a crate of smuggled guns. The reason of smuggling Italian-manufactured guns into Italy is known only to the authors of the movie.
A police inspector carries a Beretta M12.
A policeman holds a Beretta M12 in the final scene.


One of the killers that assassinate an eyewitness in Degan case uses a TZ-45 SMG.

TZ-45 with extended stock - 9x19 mm
A killer fires from a car.
Another view of the same scene.

Beretta Model 1938/57

Beretta Model 38/57 SMGs are seen in hands of police in the final scene.

Beretta Model 38/57 - 9x19mm
A police inspector with a Beretta M38/57.
A close view of the gun. The push-button safety catch can be seen.


M1 Garand

M1 Garand rifles are seen in a crate of smuggled guns. In the final scene numerous soldiers and policemen are armed with Garands.

M1 Garand semiautomatic Rifle with leather M1917 sling - .30-06
Several Garands are seen in the opened crate of guns.
An Italian Army Heavy Artillery soldier holds a Garand in the final scene.
An Italian Army Heavy Artillery soldier aims his rifle.
A police inspector aims.
A close view of a Garand.

Franchi Para

During the encounter with a group of bikers one of Olmi's subordinates is armed with a Franchi Para carbine with sniper scope.

Franchi Para carbine - .22 LR
A police inspector aims his rifle.
Another view of the gun.

Mauser Sporter

Mauser Sporter sniper rifles are seen in hands of police in several scenes.

German-style Mauser 98 Sporter Model B - 7.92x57mm Mauser
A police inspector aims a Mauser rifle during the encounter with bikers.
A police sniper holds a Mauser in the final scene.

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