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Blastfighter (1984)

Unrated  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  November 1985 (USA)
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A former policeman sets out to unleash violent vengeance upon deer poachers when they rape and kill his long lost daughter.

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(as John Old Jr.)

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(as Luca von Ryt) , (as Max von Ryt) , 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Michael Sopkiw ...
Jake 'Tiger' Sharp
Valentina Forte ...
Connie (as Valerie Blake)
George Eastman ...
Tom
Stefano Mingardo ...
Wally (as Mike Miller)
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ...
Matt (as Richard Raymond)
Massimo Vanni ...
Dying Police Officer (as Patrick O'Neil jr.)
Elizabeth Forbes
Carl Savage
Michele Soavi ...
Pete (as Michael Saroyan)
George Williams ...
Cochran
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Storyline

The hero of the film is a murderer. He is an ex cop who served eight years in prison for the murder of his wife's murderer. Upon release from prison, he decided to return to his hometown to escape from his past. En route to his ancestral home in Georgia, one of his friends gives him a gun that fires grenades, smoke bombs, steel balls, rockets, and several other types of projectiles. One day, while just looking through the scope of his gun for no apparent reason, he happens to spot a large buck. He follows the deer with the scope and is surprised when he witnesses a group of local boys poach the deer. The hero puts the gun under the floorboards of the porch, where it remains until very near the end of the movie. Upon investigating the poaching, he uncovers a horrifying poaching ring run by a man from Hong Kong who is paying the locals a couple of thousand dollars per deer and using bits of the animals for Oriental medicines. Our hero decides to clean up the ring. However, he runs into ... Written by <jeff@bora.dacom.co.kr>

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deer | poacher | gun | rape | hong kong | See All (104) »

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The Force Of Vengeance

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Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Force of Vengeance  »

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Lucio Fulciwas originally attached to direct, but eventually backed out to make _New Gladiators, The (1984)_ See more »

Quotes

Jake 'Tiger' Sharp: YOU WANT TO KNOW WHO I AM? I'M A SON OF A BITCH... who wants to be left alone.
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Footage contained in this film which depicts animals suffering was archive documentary footage and was not instigated by the production company. See more »

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References The Evil Dead (1981) See more »

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Evening Star
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, and Maurice Gibb
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Spaghetti Hicksploitation!
17 December 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Scenic locations and great action really make this italian entry into the Hicksploitation genre stand out. It's somewhat reminscent of Rambo: First Blood, but I actually like it better than that movie. Micheal Sopkiw really shows his talent as a versitile action star here. See it along with After the fall of New York and Massacre in Dinosaur Valley to really get a sense of Sopkiw's talents.


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