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The Girl Hunters (1963)

Legendary detective Mike Hammer has spent seven years in an alcoholic funk after the supposed death of his secretary, Velda. He is brought back to the land of the living by his old friendly enemy, police lieutenant Pat Chambers.

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Mickey Spillane ...
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Laura Knapp
Scott Peters ...
Guy Kingsley Poynter ...
Dr. Larry Snyder
James Dyrenforth ...
Bayliss Henry
Charles Farrell ...
Joe Grissi
Kim Tracy ...
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Hy Gardner ...
Himself - the Columnist
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Federal Agent Arthur Rickerby
Benny Lee ...
Nat Drutman
Murray Kash ...
Richie Cole
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Georgie
Clive Endersby ...
Duck-Duck
Ricardo Montez ...
Skinny Guy (as Richard Montez)
Larry Cross ...
Red Markham
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Legendary detective Mike Hammer has spent seven years in an alcoholic funk after the supposed death of his secretary, Velda. He is brought back to the land of the living by his old friendly enemy, police lieutenant Pat Chambers.

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Trapped in the quicksand of love...Caught up in a nightmare of murder and intrigue!


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June 1963 (USA)  »

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Cacciatori di donne  »

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It was originally announced that this would be filmed in Dublin. See more »

Quotes

Mike Hammer: ...Rickety
Art Rickerby: That's Rickerby.
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an unusual and quite excellent movie
30 December 2003 | by (Maine) – See all my reviews



I must disagree with the previous reviewer, who had nothing good to say aboout this movie. The Girl Hunters is I agree unusual--but unusual in a good sense. The acting is excellent. The characters sound as one would imagine real DAs and real private eyes to sound. They don't sound like Robert Di Niro--but that is refreshing.

And the musical score is actually exceptionally lyrical and moving.

In some ways I like this movie even better than Kiss Me Deadly.

Each one gets an A- in my book.


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