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The Big Score (1983)

A narcotics detective lets nothing stand in the way of his bringing down a major drug dealer.

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Detective Frank Hooks
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Angie Hooks
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Davis
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Gordon
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Easy
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Koslo
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Cheech
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Chicago police detective Frank Hooks, played by Fred Williamson, busts a drug dealer named Goldie. Goldie gets out on bail, then Frank gets a tip that a $100 million deal is going down. Frank and his partners (ably played by John Saxon and Richard Roundtree) stake the deal out, and break it up, but Goldie escapes with the money. After chasing the criminal on foot, Frank shoots Goldie dead. None of the police can locate the money. Goldie's boss Mayfield suspects that Frank has stolen the money for himself. Meanwhile, Frank is suspended from the police force pending an internal affairs investigation. Mayfield sends two gangsters to find out who snitched about the drug deal, and to which cop. Their informant names Frank Hooks. After Mayfield threatens Frank and his nightclub singer girlfriend (played by Nancy Wilson), the girlfriend's cat turns up dead. The criminals demand the return of their money, and stipulate a time and place for its return. After Frank rounds up some help in the ... Written by veloc <velo_00@yahoo.com>

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Detective Hooks is out to shake up the Mob and the whole damn Police Force.

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Le Fleurs
Performed by Ramsey Lewis
Written by Charles Stepney
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Typical Fred Williamson Movie
14 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie some years ago. And I've seen many Fred Williamson movies and all I have to say is........"It's a typical Fred Williamson Movie." Most of his movies are cheesy to say the least. If you keep this in mind before viewing the movie, it lessons the blow. I look at his movies as comedy. They are good movies for you and your buddies to get together with some beer and chips and just "rag" on the movies. (Please check out the following Williamson Classics. "Bucktown", "O.G.", "That Man Bolt", Hell up in Harlem...and it's sequel "Black Ceasar".) And also make sure you are drunk and with your friends when watching. However, I must say, the music was pretty decent. It features Jazz greats Ramsey Lewis and Nancy Wilson (who also plays Williamsons women)and R&B greats the Chi-lites.


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