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Day of the Panther (1988)

A martial-arts expert goes after a criminal gang and its boss, who were responsible for the death of his partner.

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Edward John Stazak ...
John Stanton ...
James Richards ...
Jim Baxter (as Jim Richards)
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Damien Zukor
Zale Daniel ...
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Matthew Quartermaine ...
Constable Lambert (as Mathew Quartermaine)
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Gemma Anderson
Linda Megier ...
Linda Anderson
Brian Fitzsimmons ...
Chief Inspector Hudson
Denis Broad ...
Boat Salesman
Ow Mun Hong ...
Triad Boss
Kim Yap ...
Triad Interpreter
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A martial-arts expert goes after a criminal gang and its boss, who were responsible for the death of his partner.

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28 June 1988 (USA)  »

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Dzien pantery  »

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This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »

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At around 29 minutes, two officers approach John Blade. One opens his coat to flash a badge, but he has none. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Devil Times Five (2014) See more »

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Take Me Back
Words and Music by Frank Howson and Allan Zavod
Performed by Colin Setches
Published by Boulevard Music/Control
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A masterpiece of Shakesperian proportions
13 September 2002 | by (Noraville, Australia) – See all my reviews

Without doubt one of the best movies ever made ! Set in beautiful Perth Western Austraila it rightly holds the title of the best movie ever made in that fair, if remote, city. Starring that well known son of Boroloola Kadeem Hardison, who is one of the few remaining exponents of the ancient northern Australian martial art of Beltemtokumbukta, it snarls its way through a part of the 1980's where yacht salesmen are important people in town. Oh it's all too too real, frightenly so. I'm utterly serious when I say that this movie is so faithful to the Australia of the time I almost thought it was a documentary, really. I was back there. Stunning is the only word to even come close to describing this cinema gem. Enjoy it in the spirit of filmic perfection it so richly deserves. Note this movie was nominated in 1988 for the prestigous Palm 'd Bunge at the eclectic Missabotti film festival. Anyone who pretends to know film must see this movie. Really.

Austria, Austria .... it's in Europe, unlike Australia.


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