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Death Hunt (1981)

 -  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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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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Trivia

Charles Bronson once said of his Albert Johnson character in this movie: "There are two schools of thought about the characters . . . Some believe the man [Albert Johnson] was a criminal. Others believe, as I do, that he was innocent of any wrongdoing. We decided to show him as a man who was a victim of someone else's need to perform violence. In trying to protect himself against an unprovoked attack, he was forced to kill one of his assailants." See more »

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Lee Marvin introduces himself at the cabin as Edgar Millen of the Royal Canadian Police instead of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Edgar Millen: Let me give you a little advice, kid. Just throw those law books away, huh? It's better to turn your eyes and let them fight their damn dogs. Damn sight better than them killin' each other.
Constable Alvin Adams: But you can't let people get away with that - makin' up their own laws.
Sergeant Edgar Millen: The only thing to remember is Millen's Law. You want to stay a Mountie, then all you have to do is keep headquarters happy, huh? 'Cause the only time they're unhappy is when there's an unaccounted for killing. So if you account for all ...
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Remade as The Mad Trapper (2015) See more »

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For You
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Music by Joseph Burke (as Joe Burke)
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bronson is a bad man
5 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

Death Hunt is relatively forgotten action film that was pretty entertaining even though Charles Bronson doesn't have that many lines, he really didn't have to in this movie. The great Lee Marvin and Andrew Stevens who you probably know from some Shannon Tweed films go hunting for Bronson in the biting cold Canadian winter with lots of action and overall a pretty good film, worth checking out if you can "hunt" it down somewhere.


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