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Three the Hard Way (1974)

 -  Action | Thriller  -  26 June 1974 (USA)
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The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks. The only obstacles that stand in the way of ... See full summary »

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The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks. The only obstacles that stand in the way of this dastardly plan are Jim Brown, Fred Williamson and Jim Kelly, who shoot, kick and karate chop their way to final victory. Written by <gilesw@hotmail.com>

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The big three are on this case! They're the only ones who can save their race! See more »

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The blue van alternates from shot to shot between two very different models. See more »

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Music by Richard Tufo
Lyrics by Lowrell Simon
Performed by The Impressions (as Impressions)
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Three for the price of one
3 March 2012 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) – See all my reviews

A group of neo-Nazis plot to poison the water supply of three major American cities with a chemical that will wipe out the black population. Enter Fred Williamson, Jim Brown and Jim Kelly. This trio of badasses get on the case and immediately start kicking Nazi butt.

Three the Hard Way is an action-packed blaxploitation flick that's main selling point seems to be the inclusion of three big stars of the genre in one movie. The trio of leads are all good value too, especially Jim Kelly and his kung fu fighting. The plot-line itself is fairly basic but it does allow for a set-up where the three inner-city black heroes can take on The Man and outwit him at every stage. There is a huge body-count as Nazi after Nazi is gunned down, blown up or kicked into oblivion. Once the three friends hook up it's basically a non-stop barrage of action. We also have a trio of inter-racial colour co-ordinated topless motorcycle dominatrixes who interrogate one Nazi with methods we can only imagine.

This is a fun film full of action and three charismatic leads. For blaxploitation fans I would think this is a must.


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