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Roots of Evil (1979)
"Die Brut des Bösen" (original title)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  October 1982 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Anders ...
Frank Mertens
Maribel Martín ...
Ingrid (as Maribel Martin)
Dunja Rajter ...
Cora Ramada
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Van Bullock
Fernando Bilbao ...
Komo (as Fred Harris)
Ria Kemp ...
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Wolfgang Schütte ...
Thomas (as Wolfgang Schutte)
José María Guía ...
O'Blonski (as Jose Ma. Guia)
Ichimi ...
Takimura (as Ishimi)
Fernando Hilbeck ...
1st Inspector
Carl Rapp ...
2nd Inspector
Robert Case ...
3rd Inspector (as Roberto Case)
Cris Huerta ...
Sumo (as Chris Huertas)
Yasuhito Ishikawa ...
Ting
Hideaki Gennai ...
Cheng
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When You're Up Against Every Dirty Trick in the Book ... You Fight Dirty to Stay Alive! (US 1982 release) See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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In real life, Christian Anders also led karate schools in Munich and Fürstenfeldbruck for a while. See more »

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Frank Mertens: [calling out furiously from behind a bush] Here I am! I'm not afraid!
[runs out to confront Van Bullock and Komo in the open field]
Frank Mertens: Why did you kill my master!
Van Bullock: It's very clear. Before you die, I'll explain it to you. Before Takimura came to Spain, he lived in Tokyo. He was very good friends with the police. He made them put me in jail. But that time, I was already dealing in heroin. I spent *nine* years in jail! Thanks to that swine of Takimura, I spent *nine* years in jail! *Each* day, *each* ...
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Excellent Kung Fu Mystery Action Movie from Top Singer.
17 December 2005 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Christian Anders one of Germany's greatest singer/songwriters of melodious smooth pop ballads , here makes his directorial debut to superb effect.

Unlike previous ignorant tasteless comments from s.kahrs this movie delivers both action, mystery, romance and suspense to keep the viewer spellbound.

Anders always uses a professional quality approach to his singing , acting and directing he finds loud garbage rock/metal/punk/hip hop drugged up noisy "music" utterly repulsive and delivers high class pop music and film thrills for millions to enjoy.

A high quality intense thrilling film.


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