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Blastfighter (1984)

 -  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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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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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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The Force Of Vengeance

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Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Force of Vengeance  »

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Trivia

The country music song performed by Tommie Baby in the film "Evening Star" was written by Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb of The Bee Gees. 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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References The Evil Dead (1981) See more »

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Evening Star
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, and Maurice Gibb
Performed by Tommie Baby
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a blast for fans of Italian genre fans
9 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Next to DEMONS this is probably director Lamberto Bava's best film. Having just been released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, leading man Michael Sopkiw just wants peace and quiet in the wilderness. But wouldn't you know it, as soon as he pulls into the town trouble arises in the forms of lowlifes with manners and tact all but absent. They give Michael static and while he tries not to fight back you just know that something is going to make him snap and get even with these small town hooligans and their sadistic ways.(Check out Michael's super tricked out futuristic(?) rifle. This is just a very entertaining film to watch, especially with friends. The soundtrack is amazing as well containing a driving instrumental and a warbles country & western tune.


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