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Slayground (1983)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  February 1984 (USA)
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Parker: This would be the last time, Terry.
Terry Abbatt: Oh Christ, how many times have I heard that? Every villain I've ever known. And how do they end up? Three in a cell in some Victorian Dungeon, or worse, lying dead in the gutter.
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Underrated
27 March 1999 | by (Kerry, Ireland) – See all my reviews

Starting in New York and ending in Blackpool, SLAYGROUND is an unusual crime thriller which was quite a flop when first released (it was one of the few films Thorn EMI not only distributed but produced also) and was never seen by that many people. Based on one of the "Parker" novels written by Richard Stark (POINT BLANK and PAYBACK were also based on this series), SLAYGROUND stars Peter Coyote, British comedian Mel Smith (from Smith and Jones), in a rare dramatic role, and Billie Whitelaw. If you like tough crime thrillers, track it down.


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