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Death Hunt (1981)

R | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 1981 (Turkey)
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In 1931 Canada, Yukon trapper Johnson has a feud with a dog owner who later retaliates by publicly accusing Johnson of murder and thus triggering a police manhunt in the wilderness.

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Bill Luce
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Hurley
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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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Arctic Rampage  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This movie's opening prologue states: "This motion picture is based on a true story." See more »

Goofs

When Sundog is shot by the pilot in the biplane he is shown lying in the snow with his left arm across his face. When Millen kneels beside him he removes Sundog's right arm from across his face. See more »

Quotes

Constable Alvin Adams: Well, I just figure any man who risks his neck to save a dog's life isn't going to kill someone for gold teeth.
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Referenced in The King of Comedy (1982) See more »

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For You
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Music by Joseph A. Burke (as Joe Burke)
(c) 1930 Warner Bros. Inc.
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Solid
8 September 2003 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

A classic adventure, as aging Mountie Lee Marvin pursues aging goldminer Charles Bronson across the Arctic wilderness. Directed by the man responsible for what many people consider to be the best non-Sean Connery James Bond movie, ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, and a hell of a cut above later Bronson fare like DEATH WISH 3 and THE EVIL THAT MEN DO. Frankly, one of Bronson's last decent films.


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