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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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At the very beginning of the film, Slaughter's father is seen sitting in his car, turns the key, and it explodes. The entire car is engulfed in flames, which shoot 20 feet into the air; the camera lingers on the inferno. The very next scene, we see Slaughter sitting in the ER. The doctor comes out of surgery and tells him that his father didn't make it. I'll say...the man was cremated. See more »

Quotes

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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Thank goodness for Directv...
7 February 2001 | by (Oakland,Ca) – See all my reviews

...because I've been able to watch this film and other great blaxploitation classics.The plot is pretty basic for this genre(the tough black hero avenges the death of his loved one and kick some "whitey" butt in the process).Although the film seems dated,the action pieces more than make up for it.Jim Brown shows a limited range as an actor,but Rip Torn is great as the slimy mobster & Stella Stevens is hot as always as the girlfriend.


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