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The Evil That Men Do (1984)

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

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Rhiana
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Molloch
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Hector Lomelin (as Jose Ferrer)
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Max (as Rene Enriquez)
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Briggs
Raymond St. Jacques ...
Randolph
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Claire
Enrique Lucero ...
Aristos
Jorge Luke ...
Cillero
Mischa Hausserman ...
Karl
Roger Cudney ...
Cannell
Constanza Hool ...
Isabel
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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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In the execution of justice there is no executioner like BRONSON See more »

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21 September 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az erőszak pokla  »

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$4,600,000 (estimated)
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The origins of this movie (and source novel's) title originate with William Shakespeare. The phrase " The Evil That Men Do" is derived from Shakespeare's stanza from Act 3, scene ii of Julius Caesar. It reads: "The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones." 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: What are you going to do?
Holland: I'm gonna rattle his cage. And when he sticks his neck out, I'll nail him.
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Referenced in The Boys Next Door (1985) See more »

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Music by Bill Wyman
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Misunderstood movie
16 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The person who wrote the previous comment about this movie is missing the entire point of this movie! Yes, this movie was basically made for the viewers to grow hate towards "El Doctor" and be really happy at the end when Charles Bronson wins and the village folks who the doctor has been torturing over the years come out, corner him and simply tear him apart.

Sure the movie is very graphic and the writers could have written a better script; but, the way the previous comment was written it leads me to believe the writer should stick to watching Disney or Pixar movies only! Guess what? The type of torture that is shown in the movie is VERY REAL and being from Central America myself I have heard the horror stories about real life sadistic bastards.

I see the movie in a different way, an educating way to let the rest of the world know what does REALLY go in my poor countries and although in real life there is no Hero like Charles Bronson's character, at least the movie allows us to escape and dream of these sadistic bastards getting what they truly deserve in the end.


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