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Black Heat (1976)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | June 1976 (USA)
Kicks Carter, a streetwise Las Vegs cop, is out to shut down an upscale hotel that is actually a front for a host of illegal activities. A gang headed by the scuzzy Ziggy is running ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Timothy Brown ...
Kicks
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Ziggy
Jana Bellan ...
Terry
Geoffrey Land ...
Tony
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Valerie
Al Richardson ...
Alphonse
Tanya Boyd ...
Stephanie
Darlene Anders ...
Fay
Jerry Mills ...
Narc
Neal Furst ...
Ramirez
Gavin Murrell ...
Mad Bomber
Gene Stowell ...
Messenger
Joe ArrowSmith ...
Cop
Bob Reynolds ...
Cop
J.C. Wells ...
Guido
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Kicks Carter, a streetwise Las Vegs cop, is out to shut down an upscale hotel that is actually a front for a host of illegal activities. A gang headed by the scuzzy Ziggy is running everything from gun-running and loan-sharking to prostitution and drug-dealing, and a beautiful but nosy reporter keeps getting in Kicks' way. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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You want Kicks? Come and get him! "Kicks" Carter -- just a little better with a gun ... or a girl! See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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June 1976 (USA)  »

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Girls' Hotel  »

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Soundtracks

No More Mail Until Tomorrow
by Steve Dorff (as Stephen H. Dorff) and Milton Brown
Performed by Regina Carrol (uncredited)
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21 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Black Heat was more like a Monday afternoon made-for-TV movie. There's the usual whodunit mystery and then we meet the bad guys. Not your usual blaxploitation flick , the main star is ex-Philadelphia Eagle Timothy Brown who seems a lot less "black" than lets say...Jim Brown, or Fred Williamson. Brown plays "Kicks" Carter who doesn't really live up to his name. I've seen a more violent Timothy Brown in M.A.S.H. than in Black Heat. Sure he plays the tough cop who gets his information and leads but in this movie he doesn't use much of his fists or legs but uses his gun in some parts of the film where it could have used climactic fight scenes. Russ Tamblyn of West Side Story fame plays the bad guy and he plays his part well. In short words, we watch Timothy Brown films to see him fight . On the other hand he plays it well with the ladies in the film.


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