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Blood Feud (1983)

Made for TV movie about Bobby Kennedy's campaign to bring Jimmy Hoffa to justice.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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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25 April 1983 (USA)  »

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Verfolgt bis in den Tod  »

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The film cast includes two Oscar winners: José Ferrer and Ernest Borgnine; and four Oscar nominees: Danny Aiello, Seymour Cassel, Michael Lerner, Michael V. Gazzo. See more »

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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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Flawlessly superb!
25 March 2002 | by (Palo Alto, CA) – See all my reviews

This was the absolute best of the Jimmy Hoffa portrayals. Robert Blake even beats Jack Nicholson's portrayal of Hoffa and that's saying a lot. Historically correct, well directed, paced, camera work, and casting. Casting was perfect. The highest tribute I can pay an actor is "he or she did not act the character BUT WAS THE CHARACTER! Looking at Blake was like watching Jimmy Hoffa and Cotter Smith gave the best portrayal of Bobby Kennedy ever. I had the chance to see and hear Hoffa speak in Michigan some time ago. I must state that he was truly a dynamic man.I wish wish this show returned periodically so all could view this magnificent production.


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