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Trouble Man (1972)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  14 April 1973 (Japan)
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It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool, loose, elegant Mr. T to fix things. Then, the masked manipulators set ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Chalky Price
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Pete Cockrell
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Captain Joe Marx (as Bill Smithers)
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Cleo
Julius Harris ...
Big
Bill Henderson ...
Jimmy
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Frank
Akili Jones ...
Billy Chi
Vince Howard ...
Preston
Stack Pierce ...
Collie
Lawrence Cook ...
Buddy (as Larry Cook)
Virginia Capers ...
Macy
Rick Ferrell ...
Pindar
James 'Texas Blood' Brown ...
Wesley
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It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool, loose, elegant Mr. T to fix things. Then, the masked manipulators set up the death of a collector for a rival gang lord. It looks like it's up to T to keep a gang war from breaking out, keep the police off his back, and earn his fee from Chalky and Pete. Then things get complicated. A pool hall, a boxing gym, women's well-furnished apartments, and the mean streets of L.A. give T room to sort out what seems from what is. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Mr. T is Cold Hard Steel! He'll Give You Peace of Mind... Piece by Piece! See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Trivia

One of the films included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (and how they got that way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell. See more »

Goofs

When Big is shot in the pool hall sitting in the chair, there is a small chain on his ankle attached to the floor. See more »

Quotes

Pete: This is Pete Cockrell. I want to talk to Chalky.
Mr. T: This is T. Chalky's dead. Now I'm coming to get your honky ass!
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This movie does not waste your time!
28 November 2001 | by (the lower depths) – See all my reviews

Great movie. I too saw it for the first time on Fox Movie Channel. It grabbed me & held on tight. Great acting, great action, great atmosphere. Better than Shaft! If this movie had had Lee Marvin as the lead it would have been called the "greatest action movie since Point Blank" (which it kind of reminded me of). Anyway, a terrific film!


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