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Clay Pigeon (1971)

 -  Action | Drama  -  August 1971 (USA)
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An ex-soldier is recruited by the FBI to go undercover in L.A. and find other ex-soldiers who are part of a drug-dealing gang.

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Joe Ryan
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Neilson
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Freedom Lovelace
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Simon
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Clinic Doctor
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Angeline
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Saddle
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An ex-soldier is recruited by the FBI to go undercover in L.A. and find other ex-soldiers who are part of a drug-dealing gang.

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Joe Ryan had but one life to give for his country. The CIA asked him for it twice.

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Trip to Kill  »

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Tom Stern's vanity production!
16 November 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

This would be action film is so slow it almost put you to sleep. I can't figure out why MGM picked this film up for release? There are some good moments and if Stern edited a good 10 minutes of this film, it would run very smoothly. Stern plays a vietnam vet who is used by a DEA agent (savalas) to be a clay pigeon for drug kingpin (Vaughn). There is Kris Kristofferson, Arlo Guthrie songs, Doon-Buggie chase, Meredith acting like a hippie, Lawford uncredited, and I don't want to give away the ending, but it's lame. Not recommended.


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