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Bare Knuckles (1977)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure  |  September 1977 (USA)
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A bounty hunter in Los Angeles sets out to track down and stop a masked serial killer who murders women by using kung-fu moves.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Viharo ...
Zachary Kane
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Jennifer Randall
Michael Heit ...
Richard Devlin
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Barbara Darrow
John Daniels ...
Black
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Pamela Devlin (as Karen Kondan)
Essex Smith ...
Efrom
Richard Kennedy ...
Sgt. Brenner
Patrick Wright ...
Max Baumer
Jace ...
Kido
Kyôko Fuji ...
Oriental Girl (as Kyoko Fuji)
Valerie Rae Clark ...
Massage Girl (as Valerie Clark)
John Dewey Carter ...
Deke
James Friedman ...
Rizzo
Amber Hunt ...
Rita
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A bounty hunter in Los Angeles sets out to track down and stop a masked serial killer who murders women by using kung-fu moves.

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Zack and Black--Manhunters...Back to Back! See more »

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Action | Adventure

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September 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Action Man - Ein Mann, ein Kämpfer  »

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The soundtrack was later used in the TV movie The Washington Affair (1977) starring Tom Selleck. See more »

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Robert Viharo's stunt double is visible in many of the action scenes. See more »

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PACKS QUITE A PUNCH.
6 November 2000 | by (CARDIFF,WALES) – See all my reviews

This is one tough little movie that races along in a series of well done fistic confrontations until its hero bounty hunter Zachary Kane gets his man in a long,drawnout slug fest which brings the picture to a satisfying if exhausting conclusion.Rugged leading man Robert Viharo as Kane makes for a charismatic lead along the lines of the great William Smith whom he resembles.It is typical of many "B" 70s actioners that emerged at the time but is better than most as it has strong,convincing performances from a generally unfamiliar cast and does not pretend to be anything more than what it is;namely a satisfyingly macho thriller that is worth 90 minutes or so of anyone's time.


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