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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 ...
Prostitute
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Storyline

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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Wanted: Dead NOT Alive

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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10 March 1989 (Portugal)  »

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Blood Mad  »

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Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

The Game of Love
Music by Robert O. Ragland
Lyrics by Sid Wayne
Sung by Dodie Stevens (as Geri Stevens)
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Dull
30 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The premise for this film is what drew me to rent it. A hitman is

after a killer that uses a high tech riot glove to torture his victims.

John Saxon stars in this heap of garbage and narrates throughout

the ENTIRE movie. This feature is pretty cool at first, but after a

while you begin to get irrated with him explaining the obvious.

About 45 minutes in, the movie loses any steam that it had (it had

none to begin with), and things start making absolutely no sense

at all. The theme music and soundtrack to this movie sounds like

it came from some Saturday morning cartoon, and the fighting

scenes are poorly choreographed. I would not recommend this

film to anyone with a conscience.


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