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Tough to Kill (1979)

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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 ... 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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Real Caribbean Damato low budget super film
3 January 2009 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

Among hundred of porno drama's and pure hardcore, Aristide Massachessi made some non-sexual films. This one is the example of non-sexual Caribbean action-adventure film. It was the first film that the director made on the locations of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic in 1978). Great exhausted of heat and voodoo faces of Donald O Brien and other members of crew did their best to make a pure fighting and absorbing hallucination-film. The story is about Africa The plot takes place in Africa, although you can see a lot of 100% Caribbean views those tiny streets, jungles, too much light and extremely good Caribbean funk music as score. The great deal of black actors, make this film look cool. There is a magnificent scene with soldiers going through river when terrible rain is falling- which looks better than such moments of "Nowdays Apocalypse". So, for all Damato's fans- this one is highly recommended.

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