Bare Knuckles (1977)

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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 overview, first billed only:
Robert Viharo ...
Zachary Kane
Jennifer Randall
Michael Heit ...
Richard Devlin
Barbara Darrow
John Daniels ...
Pamela Devlin (as Karen Kondan)
Essex Smith ...
Richard Kennedy ...
Sgt. Brenner
Patrick Wright ...
Max Baumer
Jace ...
Kyôko Fuji ...
Oriental Girl (as Kyoko Fuji)
Valerie Rae Clark ...
Massage Girl (as Valerie Clark)
John Dewey Carter ...
James Friedman ...
Amber Hunt ...


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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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 »


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


Featured in Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 1 (1996) See more »

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Above Average 70's actioner.
1 August 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Viharo, an ex-late 60's early 70's leading man enters the low budget action genre in this actioner directed and made by the people who made ILSA films. Viharo plays a bounty hunter who is on a trail of a rich psychopath who wears a mask killing girls in Los Angeles. 70's low-budget black action star John Daniels has a small part to bring in the black audience in an all white movie. The excellent soundtrack was later re-used in 1977 Tom Sellick film THE WASHINGTON AFFAIR.

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