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Thunder (1983)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  11 November 1983 (Italy)
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A native America named Thunder returns home only to find that his ancestral burial ground is being destroyed by construction workers. He tries to put a stop to it, but the law is not only ... See full summary »

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Sheriff Bill Cook
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Deputy Barry Henson (as Raymund Harmstorf)
Valeria Ross ...
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Giovanni Vettorazzo
Paolo Malco ...
Brian Sherman
Bruno Corazzari ...
Frank (as Richard Harley)
Antonio Sabato ...
Thomas
Slim Smith
Nazzareno Zamperla ...
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Goffredo Unger ...
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Ennio Brizzolari
Sergio Smacchi
Michele Mirabella ...
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A native America named Thunder returns home only to find that his ancestral burial ground is being destroyed by construction workers. He tries to put a stop to it, but the law is not only not on his side, but he is banished from town, beaten up, and left for dead. Now he wants his revenge... Written by Aylmer <aylmer666@juno.com>

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They gave him hate, He gave them hell. See more »


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Solid action epic from Italy
4 November 1998 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

for those of you who long for the old Italian Spaghetti westerns of the 60's and 70's, here is a step in the vaguely right direction. Set in New Mexico's beautiful Monument Valley, although a bit more contemporary than the old west. Mark Gregory stars as an Indian who returned from Vietnam and gets disgruntled when absurdly racist locals harass him multiple times. He spends about 50 minutes destroying property and murdering police officers before he finally is recognized as a hero (!). The plot is silly, the dialog campy in the extreme, but the cast was likable and the action scenes were very well done. On top of that, the movie had an excellent Francesco De Masi musical score, which really gets the blood going at times. Good Sergio Salvati camerawork too. Low budget, but not nearly as cheesy as the two sequels which followed.


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