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Good Guys Wear Black (1978)

 -  Action  -  June 1978 (USA)
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An ex-US Army commando must find the reason why his comrades from his unit are being systematically murdered before he is next.

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The former leader of a commando rescue attempt into Vietnam tries to discover why his squad members are being murdered, one-by-one, after the war is over. Written by Scott Lane <rslane@ix.netcom.com>

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Chuck Norris is John T. Booker and Booker is fighting back. See more »

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June 1978 (USA)  »

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Black Fighter  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,328,000 (USA)
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Lloyd Haynes' final feature film. See more »

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When the limo comes veering around the corner and swings back into the curb, the driver's side front wheel gets torn off. In the next scene, with the limo launching into the bay, the wheel appears intact with the car. See more »

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Margaret: You're the professor, professor.
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Can't Get Enough
4 February 2004 | by (Pittsburgh, PA) – See all my reviews

I don't know what it is about this film, but I can never seem to tire of it. The acting is nothing special, the camera work is dated, and the plot is confusing at times. But this doesn't effect the enjoyment I receive every time I put this DVD on and watch it again. In fact, the story grows more intriguing with every viewing. If you are a Chuck Norris fan, this is an especially fantastic find, since he is at rare form from start to finish. The plot has Norris race around the western US trying to stop an assassin gunning for members of his former CIA Vietnam unit. This may be one of the first films to feature truly "extreme" stunts, including snowmobiling, jumping thru a windshield of a moving car, along with other motorcycle, race car, and skiing related action. Luckily, now you can find the DVD in discount stores easily, and I believe it's worth picking up.


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