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Tommy Blade
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Petersen
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Quincy
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Spinelli
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Reardon
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Freund
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Steiner
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Karen Novak
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Henry Watson
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Sanchez
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A homicide detective goes after a woman-hating serial killer, who uses knives to murder his victims.

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A Psycho-Karate Killer Brutalizes His Victims And Your Emotions! See more »

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Mystery | Thriller

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December 1973 (USA)  »

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Blade - Der Kontrabulle  »

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Good video fare
20 April 2000 | by (Plymouth, MN, USA) – See all my reviews

Blade (1973) does not compare with the other movies of the same title. Then again it is not trying to. What Blade is is a short thriller/drama about a tough cop trying to solve a murder case. This setting sounds a little like The French Connection (ala Popeye Doyale) and the movie could be considered a poor-mans version of that movie. Blade also has Morgan Freeman in one of his earlier roles and is a quality rent. Nothing spectacular, but nothing utterly disappointing either. viewed/owned on VHS


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