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Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.

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Slaughter
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Ann
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Dominic Hoffo
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A.W. Price
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Harry
Marlene Clark ...
Kim
Robert Phillips ...
Frank
Marion Brash ...
Jenny
Norman Alfe ...
Mario Felice
Eddie Lo Russo ...
Little Al (as Eddie LoRusso)
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Eddie
Roger Cudney ...
Gio (as Roger C. Cudney)
Lance Winston ...
Intern
Juan José Laboriel ...
Uncle (as Juan Jose Laboriel)
Francisca López de Laboriel ...
Aunt (as Francisca Lopes De Laboriel)
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Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.

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It's not only his name it's his business and sometimes--his pleasure! See more »

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12 September 1974 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Kill Julian Drake  »

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After Slaughter runs Hoffo's car off the road, Hoffo's face is covered with blood. When Slaughter shoots the gas tank, and the car is surrounded by fire, Hoffo's face can be seen to have only a little bit of blood on it. See more »

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Harry: You're really far out, you know that? I mean we go out to that house and let them know we are lookin' to get killed, and all of a sudden your sittin' on top of the world like your King Shit! Man, you're weird Slaughter, I mean goddammit, you're just weird!
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In Your Arms
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Sung by Ella Woods
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Not exactly blaxsploitation but still pretty good.
24 June 2009 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Yes, the film stars Jim Brown and yes he kicks a lot of butt. However, I don't think I'd classify this as a 'blaxsploitation film'. That's because the film is mostly set in Mexico and the good guys are the government. This is definitely NOT a battle between Black and White America, but our hero, Brown, is solidly on the side of 'the Man'; i.e., the government.

The film begins with the family of former Green Beret, Brown, being killed by mobsters. As a result, he goes on a one-man mission to kill mobsters. However, this ends up causing problems because he blunders into a covert government operation and the real bad guy gets away. So, Brown agrees to go to Mexico and work with the feds to settle the score. The plot ends up being rather mindless--with Brown shooting and punching as well as mobsters killing each other off like mad. However, it's enjoyable and time-passing mindless.

This film is blessed with a very good supporting cast. The seldom recognized Don Gordon (star of countless TV shows), Cameron Mitchell, Stella Stevens and Rip Torn are all on hand to give the film some good acting, so that all the weight of the film doesn't rest on Brown just killing people! Worth watching but not life changing.


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