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Tough to Kill (1979)

Duri a morire (original title)
A ruthless hit man, joins a group of mercenaries deep in a South American jungle. His plan is to kidnap and collect the million dollar bounty on one of the other hired soldiers during one ... See full summary »

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A ruthless hit man, joins a group of mercenaries deep in a South American jungle. His plan is to kidnap and collect the million dollar bounty on one of the other hired soldiers during one of their guerilla missions. Unfortunately for him, other members of his squad have the same idea in mind, leading to a series of bloody confrontations in the wilderness. Written by wxjuh

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One Million Dollars Of Vulture Meat

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15 March 1979 (Italy)  »

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One of D'Amato's best (the current DVD is of horrid quality though)
3 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Luc Merenda joins up with a group of mercenaries in some undisclosed African country. He decides to go on a mission with them, but secretly does so hoping to snag a guy with a million dollar bounty on his head. Some of the other mercenaries find out and want in on the deal, needless to say it's not long before greed gets the better of them. Directed and co-written by prolific, infamous, misunderstood Joe D'Amato, this macho action film is one of his less sleazy (not UNsleazy, just less so), more comprehensible films. It's also one of the director's best films and any fan of Italian B-movie cinema will probably like it. It's a travesty that the DVD of the movie is so horrid.

My Grade: B

DVD Extras: Hmmmm.. we get..nope, nothing (worse than that, the video on the DVD looks to be VHS quality, and the sound is VERY sub-par)


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