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Thunder Island (1963)

Approved  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  October 1963 (USA)
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A central American woman hires an Amnerican hit man to assinate the former dictator of her Island country. The plan is foiled by another American while attempting to save the lives of his ... See full summary »

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Evelyn Kaufman ...
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A central American woman hires an Amnerican hit man to assinate the former dictator of her Island country. The plan is foiled by another American while attempting to save the lives of his wife and child. Written by Anonymous

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The one bullet that could send terror screaming through the whole Caribbean!

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Anita Chavez: Sometimes you can only buy peace with an act of violence.
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A sleeper you'll want to stay awake for
17 February 2000 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

This tiny feature happens to be the first fruit of Jack Nicholson's brief screenwriting career. It's a surprisingly effective and well written story of political intrigue and suspense, with outstanding Puerto Rico location work and a talented cast headed by Miriam Colon (Lone Star) and renowned TV director Gene Nelson as a professional assassin who watches what he eats. The film peters to a predictable conclusion but the first 50 plus minutes are outstanding.


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