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Firepower (1979)

 -  Action | Drama | Thriller  -  April 1979 (USA)
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A merc is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal. A woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.

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A merc is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal. A woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.

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Charles Bronson was considered for the role that eventually went to James Coburn. Rumors had it that Bronson turned the film down because the producers had refused to write in a role for his wife, Jill Ireland. See more »

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Referenced in The Exterminator (1980) See more »

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The Theme from Firepower
Written by Gato Barbieri
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Album 'Euphoria' 1979 A&M records
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Forgettable, muddled thriller.
9 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

Forgettable time-waster, without purpose or meaning. It proves that even a few wild car chases and large-scale explosions can't sustain a desperately uninteresting and uninvolving story. The large cast is largely underused. (*1/2)


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