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The Glove (1979)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  10 March 1989 (Portugal)
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A bounty hunter is offered $20,000 - off the record - for the capture of a very large man who dons body armor and steel-plated gauntlets for his regular beatings of some unfortunate individuals.

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Sam Kellog
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Victor Hale (as Rosey Grier)
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Sheila Michaels
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Mrs. Fitzgerald
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Walter Stratton
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Tiny
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Bill Schwartz
Howard Honig ...
Lt. Kruger
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Harry Iverson
Frances E. Williams ...
Grandma Hale
Misty Bruce ...
Lisa
Shane Mooney ...
Rachman
Jeanne Lucas ...
Miss Wright
Sally Kemp ...
Lola Morgan
Candy Bowen ...
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Sam Kellog is a modern-day bounty hunter in Los Angeles who decides to track down Victor Hale, a vicious, heavy-set ex-convict with a $20,000 bounty on his head, who is killing former prison guards with a leather-laced steel glove in revenge for them beating him with the same instrument while he was imprisoned. Written by matt-282

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The Glove
Music by Robert O. Ragland
Lyrics by Sid Wayne
Sung by Ernie Andrews
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If boring action dramas like The Glove interest me, it's because nobody paid any attention to it!
7 September 1998 | by (Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

It's interesting to note that Ross Hagen, a man who starred in numerous trashy films in his infamous career, did the directing. The film's kinda sleazy in a few parts, and the theme song is hilarious, but the violent scenes should have been the main attraction here, and unfortunately there's little of it. John Saxon talks through the whole picture like I'm waiting for some blood to fly. The best parts I liked about The Glove are the beginning, the middle, and the end. It's O.K. as long as cheap thrills are your cup of tea. Don't let the film's ad mat entice you!


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