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Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All (1989)

Mike is asked by a Las Vegas entertainer to come to Vegas. Mike refuses, he is then knocked out and dropped (literally) into Las Vegas. He is led to believe that the entertainer had him ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kristen Jensen
Johnny Roman (as Ed Winter)


Mike is asked by a Las Vegas entertainer to come to Vegas. Mike refuses, he is then knocked out and dropped (literally) into Las Vegas. He is led to believe that the entertainer had him shanghaied, which the entertainer denies. Later the entertainer is blown up (literally) and someone has planted evidence that points to Mike. Mike then sets out to try and clear his name but everyone he goes to get information is killed and he is again the suspect. Can Mike find someone who can clear him and can he keep that person alive long enough to do so? Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Release Date:

21 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mike Hammer - Mädchen, Morde und Moneten  »

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Helen murdered both Johnny and Carl (not counting Brad's death) because they both stole money from the foundation in downtown Las Vegas prior to their deaths. That means Johnny and Carl both lied to American television audiences that they were donating money for the "Have a Heart" telethon charity at the beginning of this film. At the end of this film, Mike used Johnny and Carl's money correctly by tossing all of the dollars from Helen's suitcase into the Durant Clinic's telethon bin for Johnny's donation before returning to the New York City borough, Manhattan. See more »


Brad Peters: Can I ask you a question?
Mike Hammer: Sure. Why not? You've been doing it since the day I met you.
Brad Peters: Do you think I'm funny?
Mike Hammer: I don't know, Brad. I may be the wrong guy to ask. I've haven't smiled in three days.
Brad Peters: The reason I asked is I've been thinking about changing careers. And I like working for Doctor Durant, but what I really want to do is be a comedian. I just don't know if I can make people laugh. That's all. You know.
Mike Hammer: You got a point.
Brad Peters: Want to hear a joke?
Mike Hammer: No, Brad. I'll stick with the crime.
Brad Peters: You're ...
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This could easily have been rated a 7 or 8.
19 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

Instead I rated it a 5 because of the loose ends. Lots of twists to the plot just as one would expect with Mike Hammer. But I like my endings tied up neatly and this film doesn't even explain why Hammer was parachuted into Vegas or why that was the only way to get him there.

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