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Hammer (1972)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Action  |  7 April 1973 (Japan)
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A dock worker becomes a prizefighter, but gets mixed up with a crooked manager. A sympathetic L.A. detective tries to set him straight, but he won't listen. His manager, who is also a drug ... See full summary »

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Bernie Hamilton ...
Davis
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Lois
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Brenner
Charles Lampkin ...
Big Sid
Elizabeth Harding ...
Mel Stewart ...
Professor
D'Urville Martin ...
Sonny
Stack Pierce ...
Roughhouse
Jamal Moore ...
Nawana Davis ...
Mary
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Riley
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Tiny
Juan DeCarlos ...
Bruiser (as Juan De Carlos)
George Cervera Jr. ...
Medina
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A dock worker becomes a prizefighter, but gets mixed up with a crooked manager. A sympathetic L.A. detective tries to set him straight, but he won't listen. His manager, who is also a drug dealer, tells him that he has to take a dive during an important fight, and to ensure his cooperation, his girlfriend is kidnapped. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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it's not Hammer time
16 June 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fred Williamson is B.J. Hammer, a cool cat who gets involved in a shady boxing career in one of his lesser blacksploitation movies. Williamson fans will still like it though as it moves at a fairly fast pace. Also stars Marilyn Joi (here billed as Tracey King) in her first film role. I guess if i could sum it up, it would be servicable enough, but instantly forgetable like Chinese food.

My Grade:C-

Where I saw it: Showtime Extreme

Eye Candy: Nawana Davis (Mary/Breasts), Elizabeth Harding (Rhonda/full frontal), Marilyn Joi ("black magic" woman/breasts), Vonetta McGee (Lois/buns)


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