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Trouble Man (1972)

 -  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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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
Wayne Storm ...
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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set up | pool hall | police | death | crap game | See more »

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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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14 April 1973 (Japan)  »

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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

Billy Chi, Chalky's Goon: Chalky sent me to say he wanted to see you on some business, Mr. T.
Mr. T: You go tell Chalky he can kiss my black ass.
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Referenced in Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The 1970s (2002) See more »

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Trouble Man Soundtrack!
23 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The most fascinating thing about this movie is the soundtrack written composed and performed by Marvin Gaye!!!! As a pro drummer myself I was always amazed by the performance of the drummer(Marvin Gaye)and the freedom and flowing manner he was allowed to play! Its easy to do when you're also the producer and composer! Right on ,MarvinGaye!!!!!!!!!!!! I am searching for the soundtrack and will update you in the future as to the pertinent info regarding the sessions (which I think were engineered by none other than Art Stewart) and as recalled all the tracks were banging. On the title track Trouble Man Marvin is swinging the groove like never before and I always tripped out on how the drummer got away with with it. As I said earlier when you are the boss ,you can do that! In closing I didn't discover the facts till last year when I finally found the movie and read the credits. Peace


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