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Shatter (1974)

R | | Action, Drama | March 1975 (USA)
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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Ansabi M'Goya / Dabula M'Goya (as Yemi Ajibade)
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Ya Ying Liu ...
Leber's Girl (as Liu Ya Ying)
Wai Lo ...
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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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Three directors of photography are listed during the opening credits. John Wilcox was the original cinematographer. When he became ill, suffering from liver problems, his assistant Roy Ford took over. And when Michael Carreras took over as director, Brian Probyn became the DOP. See more »

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Professional killer set up hides out in Hong Kong
15 June 2000 | by (Wichita, KS USA) – See all my reviews

Part of a three film deal (only two pictures were actually made -- the other being LEGEND OF THE 7 GOLDEN VAMPIRES), SHATTER was intended as a copy of the hip actioners being made in the U.S. Unfortunately, much of the film involves the title character hiding out from pursuers, as he tries to sort out a killing he'd been contracted to provide, but which he'd been undercut on and set up as the fall guy for. In the meantime, the guilty parties and others are on the hunt for Shatter, and he can't be certain of his few allies.

Peter Cushing's final Hammer role, as a cynical intelligence operative who refuses to help Shatter and may have an undisclosed agenda of his own.

Very minor material and only for Cushing completists.


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