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Hustle (1975)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  25 December 1975 (USA)
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Phil Gaines is a bitter, cynical cop who investigates the case of a dead stripper/porno actress found on the beach. Gaines is experiencing a troubled relationship with a hooker, and things ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marty Hollinger
Sgt. Louis Belgrave
Paula Hollinger
Leo Sellers
Peggy Summers
Herbie Dalitz
Bus Driver
Colleen Brennan ...
Gloria Hollinger (as Sharon Kelly)
Chuck Hayward ...
Morgue Attendant
David Estridge ...
Peter Brandon ...
Jerry Bellamy


Phil Gaines is a bitter, cynical cop who investigates the case of a dead stripper/porno actress found on the beach. Gaines is experiencing a troubled relationship with a hooker, and things don't get any better when the dead girl's father launches his own investigation. Written by Kristian Krokfoss <>

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She's the call girl. He's the cop. They both take their jobs seriously.


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25 December 1975 (USA)  »

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All the Other Angels  »

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This movie was playing theaters in the USA at the same time as another Burt Reynolds movie, Lucky Lady (1975). Both pictures were launched stateside on Christmas Day 1975. See more »


Lt. Phil Gaines: Don't you know where you live, Marty? Can't you smell the bananas? You know what country you live in? You live in Guatamala with color television.
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Wrong Movie, but Hustle still hustles way cool...
1 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hustle is a terrific film with a a really nice performance by the always under used (the late great) Paul Winfield, he and Burt Reynolds work well together and Eddie Albert is scary as the low life "leo sellers". the stunt the one reviewer is talking about re: albino actor falling from high rise while blasting his pistol into camera is the late great, Dar Robinson from Reynolds' other film, "stick" in the early eighties. i'm glad this is on DVD now and finally a Reinold's' film that is letter boxed. i hope they can re-do the other films IE: "white lightning", "gator" and "shamus" in letterbox form especially "gator" cause it was shot in Todd A-O scope.

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