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Blastfighter (1984)

Unrated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 15 November 1985 (USA)
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) | 2 more credits »
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Jake 'Tiger' Sharp
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Connie (as Valerie Blake)
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Stefano Mingardo ...
Wally (as Mike Miller)
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Matt (as Richard Raymond)
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Dying Police Officer (as Patrick O'Neil jr.)
Elizabeth Forbes
Carl Savage
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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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Director Lamberto Bava stated in an interview that the story came to him while he was reading a newspaper in which an article told how, in American National parks, the game wardens were worse than the poachers and were selling off the animals. As he then went to America to shoot the movie, he realized that these parks were 'made more for men than animals; nobody could care less about the creatures!' Though no animals were hurt deliberately during the production of the movie - the shooting being stock footage -, a young deer died of heart failure whilst being moved in a cage from one place to another. See more »

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Jake 'Tiger' Sharp: Where are your balls, Connie?
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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 A Fistful of Dollars (1964) 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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Very good movie.
27 December 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

saw this movie way back in 1987 when I was in Greece. I thought it was a great revenge action movie. Sopkiw did a neat job as Tiger Sharp. Quite surprising why he hasn't featured in any movies after that !! Change of profession ?? Sopkiw as Tiger Sharp returns from Jail after 8 years after killing his wife's murderer. He tries to lead a quiet life when he stumbles upon a group of deer poachers who kill deers for a Kingpin from Hongkong who use the kill to prepare oriental drugs. This kingpin turns out to be Sharp's friend. This anger's him more. To make things worse, his daughter is killed by the poachers and Sharp goes berserk and pulls out the gun from under the porch given to him by his friend and quenches his revenge by killing them all !! A great revenge stories. I am sure the Indians will love this movie.


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