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Assault in Paradise (1977)

The Ransom (original title)
PG | | Thriller, Crime | October 1977 (USA)
A Native American travels around a resort town, murdering cops and rich people with a high-powered crossbow, while demanding that the town's richest residents pay him money to stop the killings.

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Nick McCormick
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Cindy Simmons
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Tracker
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William Whitaker
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Chief Haliburton
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Victor
Arch Archambault ...
Insp. Davey
Robert Lussier ...
Wolf
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Jackson
Kipp Whitman ...
Officer Steiner
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Carson the Butler
Daniel Knapp ...
T.J. Caulfield
Richard Michael Alexander ...
Larry Owens
Richard Ellman Kennedy ...
Texan
Julienne Wells ...
Floozy (as Julian Wells)
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A Native American travels around a resort town, murdering cops and rich people with a high-powered crossbow, while demanding that the town's richest residents pay him money to stop the killings.

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They called it paradise - but it was Hell on Earth! See more »

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A year later Oliver Reed would work with James Mitchum's dad Robert in The Big Sleep. See more »

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Victor's Theme: 'Shoot Him'
Performed and Written by Roger McGuinn and Patrick Ferrell
Produced by Roger McGuinn and Patrick Ferrell
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Movie maniacs can stand the boredom as much as this film does.
5 April 1999 | by (Suffolk, Virginia) – See all my reviews

This killer MANIAC is an Injun who brings down two cops with an arsenal of arrows, only to be wanted and captured by local authorities. Want to find out the rest of the story? Then sit back and stay comfy out of this dumb and boring thriller that reveals a wrongful identity of lameness. Otherwise, I've just saved you a great deal of 90 minutes from this! And no, this isn't the Caroline Munro bloodbath classic that would consume your everyday life forever.


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