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Nick Allen
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Mike Willmer
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Barry Strong
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Sherry Nielson
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Dutch Schiller (as Warren Kemmerling)
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Yves Barsacq ...
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Jean-Claude Bercq ...
Jean-Baptiste
Henri Cogan ...
Bornou
Pierre Collet ...
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A federal agent whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart by the drug trade and trains them. Then they all leave for France to track down and destroy the ring. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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To pull off a job no one would ever dare, you need a team no one would ever believe.

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1 February 1975 (Japan)  »

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Trivia

Tina Andrews, a popular young African-American actress in the 1970s, in one of her earliest roles, plays Billy Dee Williams' 15-year-old daughter who dies from an overdose. She was 22 at the time. See more »

Goofs

When the two hit-men chase Billy Dee to a racetrack, they corner him in a trailer home. During a shootout, Billy Dee escapes in a 70s model Ford or Chevrolet van, however the soundtrack of the van's motor is of a Volkswagen vehicle (Beetle or Van) with standard transmission. See more »

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Esther: You know the government pays me $18,000 to be a computer programmer. I'd trade every single cent... just for one night with you.
Nick Allen: I can't stay with you. I can't.
[Nick then kisses Esther]
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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Better than your average black action flick....
21 June 1999 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

...and in fact, Hit! is an ambitious mixture of action and character study. At 134 minutes, one might suspect the director of overweening pride, but in fact there's little in the way of flab here. Billy Dee Williams proves that he should have been a major star and Richard Pryor is, as always, brilliant. Add a terrific supporting cast (Warren Kemmerling, Paul 'They Came From Within' Hampton, Sid Munson), a host of slimy French drug dealers, and a heaping dollop of revenge for a thoroughly satisfying blast of 70s-style crime dramatics.


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