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Hammerhead (1968)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  April 1968 (UK)
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An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Charles Hood
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Sue Trenton
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Hammerhead
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Kit
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Andreas / Sir Richard
Beverly Adams ...
Ivory
Patrick Cargill ...
Condor
Patrick Holt ...
Huntzinger
William Mervyn ...
Walter Perrin
Douglas Wilmer ...
Pietro Vendriani
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Miss Hull
Kenneth Cope ...
Motorcyclist
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Lady Calvert
Jack Woolgar ...
Tookey Tate
Joseph Fürst ...
Count Ortega
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Storyline

Hammerhead is a dangerous international criminal suspected by British Intelligence of trying to steal NATO defense secrets. In desperation, a young, charming soldier of fortune is called in to match wits and guts in man-to-man combat with Hammerhead. His name is Charles Hood and he operates in London (the wilder parts) and moves on to the Portuguese coast in pursuit of Hammerhead and pursued by pert, kooky London model Sue Trenton. Written by filmfactsman

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Nothing ever hit you like 'Hammerhead'.

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Drama | Thriller

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April 1968 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Cabeça de Martelo  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Stephen Coulter (as James Mayo) wrote five Charles Hood novels of which 'Hammerhead' (1964) was the first. The remaining four (none of which have been filmed) were 'Let Sleeping Girls Lie' (1965); 'Shamelady' (1966); 'Once in a Lifetime' aka 'Sergeant Death' in the USA (1968); and 'The Man Above Suspicion' (1969). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966) See more »

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(I'll Be) Your Old Fashoned Girl
Written by David Whitaker and Johnny Worth (as John Worsley)
Vocal by Madeline Bell
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Love the soundtrack
16 March 2003 | by (Marcy, New York) – See all my reviews

While I have not seen the Hammerhead movie, I do have the soundtrack album.

I ended up ordering it by mistake about 25 years ago, and when I got it, I opened it anyway as I collect soundtracks, and had never heard of the movie Hammerhead.

There is a catchy theme song, and some cool chase music, as well as other tunes, and even a Hammerhead 'concerto' on the record.

If this movie ever comes out on video, I would like to see it in order to associate the music with the scenes.

The music is typical of the 60s and is very light-hearted and fun to listen to.


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