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Tough Guys (1974)

 -  Action | Crime  -  29 May 1974 (France)
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Isaac Hayes plays as Lee in his feature film debut, as Father Charlie and himself solve a bank robbery mystery that stretches across the city... See full synopsis »

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William Berger ...
Vittorio Sanipoli ...
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Jacques Herlin ...
Guido Leontini ...
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Luciano Salce ...
Thurman Scott ...
Joel Cory ...
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Isaac Hayes plays as Lee in his feature film debut, as Father Charlie and himself solve a bank robbery mystery that stretches across the city... See full synopsis »

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The Black Moses, The Hammer, and The Preacher Man. They've got their own kind of mean game.

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Action | Crime

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29 May 1974 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Three Tough Guys  »

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Isaac Hayes' instrumental 'Hung Up on My Baby' is heard in the film twice - once in Lee's apartment, and during the final showdown with Snake. This instrumental piece has been sampled by the Houston, TX rap group The Geto Boys for their hit single 'Mind Playing Trick on Me' in 1991. See more »

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Referenced in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) See more »

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Run Fay Run
Written by Isaac Hayes
Performed by Isaac Hayes and The Memphis Symphony Orchestra
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Italian's attempt to make a Black actioner
11 May 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

I was kind of baffled what Lino Venutra was doing in an Issac Hayes/Fred Williamson film, only to find out this was a Italian film! Lino toplines as a priest who doesn't want to carry a guy, but he is very two fisted, teams up with Isaac Hayes to solve a mystery that all leads to Williamson. Wiliamson doesn't play the good guy, so this is not really three guys fighting for good, it's more like two. Seeing familar character actor Romano Puppo as a thug makes me wonder if all the interior was shot in Rome? Good music by Hayes as numerous Kung-fu films stole it after this film. It's not a bad film, but it's no SHAFT. Check it out if you want to see a standard action film.


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