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Hit Man (1972)

A lawyer whose brother was murdered winds up getting involved with gangsters and the world of porno movies.

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Tyrone Tackett
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Gozelda (as Pamela Grier)
Lisa Moore ...
Laural Garfoot
Bhetty Waldron ...
Irvelle Way
Sam Laws ...
Sherwood Epps
Candy All ...
Rochelle Tackett
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Nano Zito
Ed Cambridge ...
Theatis Oliver (as Edmund Cambridge)
Bob Harris ...
Shag Merriweather
Rudy Challenger ...
Swift
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Rita Biggs (as Tracy Ann-King)
Christopher Joy ...
Leon (as Christipher Joy)
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Huey
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Diane Sommerfield
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A lawyer whose brother was murdered winds up getting involved with gangsters and the world of porno movies.

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George Armitage encouraged the cast to improvise the bulk of the dialogue heard in this movie. See more »

Quotes

Tyrone Tackett: Run, Uncle Remus. Run, fat greasy nigga!
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Featured in Macked, Hammered, Slaughtered and Shafted (2004) See more »

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Hit Man was enjoyable for the kind of black action flicks made in the early '70s
1 June 2015 | by (Baton Rouge, LA) – See all my reviews

Largely because I read Pam Grier was in this, I was curious about seeing Hit Man so when I found it at my local library, I snapped it up! She plays a porn film actress who eventually gets on lead Bernie Casey's bad side because of something involving a relative of his she did something bad to. Casey is looking for info on why his brother was found dead but the people he runs into tell him nothing but lies. Plenty of sex and nudity (Yes, Ms. Grier is one of those who unclothe themselves) and some violence sprinkled throughout. I must admit I couldn't keep track on why certain sequences were happening but for the most part, I didn't care. So on that note, Hit Man is worth a look for anyone very interested in these blaxploitation pics from the early '70s.


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