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The Evil That Men Do (1984)

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A professional killer comes out ot retirement to investigate and avenge the brutal murder of an old friend.

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Rhiana Hidalgo / Nancy
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Dr. Clement Molloch
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Dr. Hector Lomelin
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Max Ortiz, Holland's contact in Nicaragua
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Paul Briggs, U.S. Embassy
Raymond St. Jacques ...
Randolph, Molloch's Bodyguard
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Claire, Molloch's Sister
Enrique Lucero ...
Colonel Victor Aristos
Jorge Luke ...
Cillero, Molloch's Chauffeur
Mischa Hausserman ...
Karl Haussman
Roger Cudney ...
Cannell, Hitman Hired by Briggs
Constanza Hool ...
Isabel Lomelin, Dr. Lomelin's Wife
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Santiago
Jorge Zepeda ...
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Clement Moloch is a doctor but instead of using his skills to heal; he uses them to torture. He works for governments including the U.S. who wants insurgents dealt with. Now several of his victims want him dead and after several attempts fail. Holland, a retried killer for hire, is informed of the death of an old friend who was trying to kill Moloch. Holland initially stating that he is retired doesn't take the job. But he changes his mind. He asks for woman and a child to accompany him so that he could appear to be a family man. And the woman who goes with him is the wife of his friend, who brings her daughter along. When Holland arrives he notices that Moloch is heavily protected so he starts by taking out his people. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Most criminals answer to the law. The world's most savage executioner must answer to Bronson. See more »

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14 September 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az erőszak pokla  »

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$4,600,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This movie represented the fifth of nine teamings of director 'J Lee Thompson' with star actor Charles Bronson. Previously that had made together The White Buffalo (1977), St. Ives (1976), Cabo Blanco (1980) and 10 to Midnight (1983) and after this picture would make Murphy's Law (1986), Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987), Messenger of Death (1988) and Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989). See more »

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At the opal mine, Holland/Smith cocks his gun twice without firing a round in between. See more »

Quotes

Rhiana Hidalgo: You read lips?
Holland: Yes.
Rhiana Hidalgo: I'm sorry. I now realize I was mistaken.
Holland: Decided I don't look like a killer?
Rhiana Hidalgo: I've decided I should keep my opinions to myself.
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Referenced in Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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Music by Richard Harvey
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Brutal to say the least!
4 September 2012 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

This Charles Bronson film I would say is to be the most brutal one of them all. "The Evil That Men Do " takes brutality to a whole new level. Here you have Bronson play an assassin for the CIA who gets called out of retirement when his close friend gets killed in an assignment. The target: a man who calls himself the doctor. Rather than practice in medicine, he practices torture and pain. Some of it results in death of the victim or victims. This man is so sadistic, it made Holland (Bronson) come out of retirement. This job would be difficult because he has got the friend's widow ( Theresa Saldana) involved. She was indeed very helpful. She held her grounds well at the bar where this brute hit on her. Then Holland put the vise-grip on his package. After that, he takes out the doctor's henchmen one by one. He was successful on getting his sister, but was killed by his own men. He was a coward when he grabbed the widow's daughter, being so demanding of his sister's safety, he neglected to notice the mob of miners who were his past victims. Well, what can I say? You can run, but you can't hide. He had to learn the hard way! Great movie, it means very well. 2 out of 5 stars.


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