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The Evil That Men Do (1984)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  14 September 1984 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Storyline

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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Action | Drama | Thriller

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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

The Charles Bronson vehicle 10 to Midnight (1983) was developed and made when development on this Bronson project, The Evil That Men Do (1984), went into turnaround prior to a visit to the Cannes Film Festival. Producer Pancho Kohner and Cannon Films chairman Menahame Golan' then decided to make 10 to Midnight (1983) instead. This other project, The Evil That Men Do (1984), was eventually made after and was Bronson's next movie after 10 to Midnight (1983). See more »

Goofs

The red sedan seen during the car chase switches from a 1979 Chevrolet Malibu to a 1981 model. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Hector Lomelin: Changed your mind, eh?
Holland: Yeah, let's do it.
Dr. Hector Lomelin: We haven't discussed your fee.
Holland: Oh well, don't worry about it. I don't want the money.
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Night Vigil
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Music by Richard Harvey
KPM Music Ltd
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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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