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Tough Guys (1974)

PG  |   |  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 ...
Lorella De Luca ...
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Jacques Herlin ...
Guido Leontini ...
Romano Puppo ...
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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The production was staffed by an Italian crew because of former Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley denying Hollywood production staff from filming within the city. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996) 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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Spaghetti Blaxploitation
7 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

He will forever be known to people my age as the man who wrote and sang "Shaft." To the younger generation, he is "Chef" from "Southpark." He is the man Isaac Hayes, and, in his first film, he is running with one of Europe's best character actors, Lino Ventura, as Father Charlie.

Their enemy is the great Fred Williamson (Black Caesar, From Dusk to Dawn), former football star and blaxploitation actor.

Add a lot of Italian actors and an Italian director who worked with Sergio Leone in A Fistful of Dollars, and you have the Italian version of a blaxploitation action flick.

Nothing to write home about, but some fun entertainment.


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