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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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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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In the execution of justice there is no executioner like 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 was not the first ever film to have 'The Evil That Men Do' title. Two silent films, The Evil That Men Do (1909) and The Little Door Into the World (1923) (aka 'The Evil That Men Do' in the UK as a reissue title) precede it. 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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Referenced in The Boys Next Door (1985) See more »

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Floating
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Music by Bill Wyman
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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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