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Death Hunt (1981)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Crime  |  1981 (Turkey)
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Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river. During a visit in the town he witnesses a dog-fight. He interrupts the game and... See full summary »

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Richard Davalos ...
Beeler (as Dick Davalos)
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Deak De Bleargue
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Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river. During a visit in the town he witnesses a dog-fight. He interrupts the game and buys one of the dogs - almost dead already - for $200 against the owner's will. When the owner Hasel complains to Mountie Sergeant Millen, he refuses to take action. But then the loathing breeder and his friends accuse Johnson of murder. So Millen, although sympathetic, has to try to take him under arrest - but Johnson defends his freedom in every way possible. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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The Saga Of Two Rivals Who Clash As Enemies And Triumph As Heroes.


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Pilot Vern Ohmert was hired by the production to build a replica of a Bristol open cockpit bi-plane. This aircraft was the actual plane that was used by the Canadian Mounties to hunt down Albert Johnson during the 1930s. Ohmert visited the Imperial War Museum in London where two original planes were housed. Ohmert photographed and measured the historic planes to their exact technical specifications for the building of his model plane for the movie. See more »

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Alvin Adams transmits the call sign W6MQ over his radio. This is an amateur radio call sign issued by the United States, not an RCMP call sign issued by Canada. See more »

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Sergeant Edgar Millen: [about Albert Johnson] As you can see he was one of the American's best trained men. Special Intelligence Squad and the law.
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Music by Joseph A. Burke (as Joe Burke)
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Run, Bronson, Run.
2 September 2005 | by (The IMDb Horror Board!) – See all my reviews

This Charles Bronson action vehicle isn't his best but it's not too bad either. Loosely based on a true story, Bronson plays a mountain man who, after rescuing an injured dog from a dogfight by buying it, is forced to defend himself from the previous owner and his men. After killing one of 'em, the Mounties (headed by Lee Marvin), and indeed all the men in the area (for reward of course), go on a death hunt for the guy, starting at his cabin and leading all over the snowy, mountainous terrain. Plenty of action ensues, including a great shot of Bronson rapidly firing off his pump shotgun at the guys. If you're a fan of the guy, you'll want to see this one.


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