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Blood Feud (1983)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  25 April 1983 (USA)
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Made for TV movie about Bobby Kennedy's campaign to bring Jimmy Hoffa to justice.

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Randy Powers
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Phil Wharton (Kennedy Committee investigator)
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Edward Grady Partin (Hoffa aide and head of Teamsters Local 5, Baton Rouge)
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Clark Mollenhoff (labor reporter)
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Mel Pierce (polygraph operator)
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Eddie Cheyfitz (Hoffa's attorney)
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L.A. Police Department Capt. Hamilton
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Edward Bennett Williams (Hoffa's attorney)
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James Neal
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Frank Kierdorff (Hoffa enforcer / torch)
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Made for TV movie about Bobby Kennedy's campaign to bring Jimmy Hoffa to justice.

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Robert Blake was said to have wanted the part of Jimmy Hoffa so badly, that he made a deal that if he acted up during production, they could fire him without pay. See more »

Quotes

Robert F. Kennedy: You - go to jail!
James Riddle 'Jimmy' Hoffa: Yeah?
Robert F. Kennedy: [pointing to himself] And this is the face that's going to put you there.
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A TV movie? Amazing.
20 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched "Blood Feud" when it first aired, do not recall it being a made-for-TV special, it was so good. Robert Blake gives a first-rate performance, superior to that of Nicholson's somewhat too-studied take in "Hoffa." At one point Blake/Hoffa is making a call from a phone booth (yep, a booth, where the doors close) and his rage is memorable--not mere screaming...restrained enough to make it compelling. At least for one viewer.

Aside from "In Cold Blood," this likely is Blake's best film work. The supporting cast is superb: Aiello, Dennehy, Hendrikson, Borgnine, Ferrer. "Blood Feud" may have been a two-parter shown on consecutive nights. I would love to buy this movie but can't find it.

Speaking of Hoffa films, Stallone's "F.I.S.T." was a fine but unappreciated effort. It did lousy business; at the time nobody seemed to want to see "Sly" as anything but R. Balboa. And that title didn't help; sounds like another fight movie. But "F.I.S.T." is available and often appears on TV movie subscription channels, unlike "Blood Feud," which is better.


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