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Shatter (1974)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  March 1975 (USA)
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Stuart Whitman is Shatter, an international hitman who is hiding out in Hong Kong after he has completed a contract out on an African leader. Shatter soon finds out that everyone wants him ... See full summary »

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Lung Ti ...
Tai Pah (as Ti Lung)
Lily Li ...
Mai-Mee
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Paul Rattwood
Anton Diffring ...
Hans Leber
Yemi Ajibade ...
Ansabi M'Goya / Dabula M'Goya
Chia Yung Liu ...
1st Bodyguard (as Lia Ka Yong)
Pei Chi Huang ...
2nd Bodyguard (as Huang Pei Chi)
Ya Ying Liu ...
Leber's Girl (as Liu Ya Ying)
Wai Lo ...
Howe (as Lo Wei)
James Ma ...
Thai Boxer
Han Chiang ...
Korean Boxer (as Chiang Han)
Hsiung Kao ...
Japanese Boxer (as Kao Hsiung)
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Kwok Kuen Chan
Ming-Wai Chan
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Stuart Whitman is Shatter, an international hitman who is hiding out in Hong Kong after he has completed a contract out on an African leader. Shatter soon finds out that everyone wants him dead, including the crime syndicate, the cops and the brother of the African leader he killed. Shatter teams up with a kung fu expert (Ti Lung) to try to get the money that is owed to him. Various double crosses and fight scenes ensue. Written by Patrick Knightly <pjknight@polsci.umass.edu>

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MR. Shatter isn't crushproof, but cross him and he'll put you in a box!

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The second British-Hong Kong co-production between Hammer Films and the Shaw Brothers, filmed December 17 1973-January 15 1974 (copyright 1974). Preceded by The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974), these were Peter Cushing's last performances for Hammer Films. See more »

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Kung Fu Foolishness
24 November 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Michael Carreras and Monte Hellman co-directed this crime/Kung Fu hybrid that stars Stuart Whitman as Shatter, an international hit man in Hong Kong who, after killing an African leader, finds himself double-crossed by his employers, and now forced to go on the run not only from them, but the police and the family of the African leader he killed. How can he survive this mess? Peter Cushing costars in a brief role. Perfectly awful film has nothing going for it; unappealing characters, uninteresting story, silly action scenes, and wastes Peter Cushing in his last film for Hammer studios. Only reason to watch this is if you're forced to buy the double-feature DVD for the other film!


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