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Death in a Red Jaguar (1968)

Der Tod im roten Jaguar (original title)

Director:

Harald Reinl

Writers:

Gustav H. Lübbe (novel), Herbert Reinecker (screenplay) (as Alex Berg) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
George Nader ... Jerry Cotton
Heinz Weiss Heinz Weiss ... Phil Decker
Herbert Stass Herbert Stass ... Sam Parker
Grit Boettcher ... Linda Carp (as Grit Böttcher)
Kurt Jaggberg ... Peter Carp
Gert Haucke ... Kit Davis
Daniela Surina Daniela Surina ... Ria Payne
Giuliano Raffaelli ... Francis Gordon
Friedrich Schütter Friedrich Schütter ... Mr. Clark
Karin Schröder Karin Schröder ... Ann Gordon
Carl Lange ... Dr. Saunders
Frank Nossack Frank Nossack
Britt Lindberg ... Eve Cunnings
Giorgio Benito Bogino Giorgio Benito Bogino ... Bruce Baxter
Harry Riebauer Harry Riebauer ... Steve Dilaggio
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Robert Fuller's voice is dubbed by another actor in the English language version. See more »

Goofs

It is dubious that the FBI would let someone who has already been targeted by murderers to take shelter in an unknown person's apartment without any other safety measures. The FBI also seem strangely understaffed in general and don't seem to cooperate with any other authorities much. See more »

Connections

Follows The Violin Case Murders (1965) See more »

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The case of the incredibly evil psychiatrist...
28 February 2017 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

The print currently posted on YouTube is really lousy...which is a shame since other Agent Jerry Cotton films on the site are terrific quality. It's also possible that there's a better copy on the site...so you might want to look around first to see if another is there as well.

When the film begins, evil Robert Fuller (of "Emergency" fame) is holding some women hostage. Soon, in smashes Cotton...saving the day. Interestingly, Fuller is dubbed her by someone other than himself...which is odd considering it is in English.

Soon Agent Cotton is investigating a strange murder in which a wife and her small child are brutally and methodically killed...as if by an assassin. Later, more similar deaths occur and there is no obvious link between them and the killers are not the same person. It seems as if some sort of murder for hire scheme is taking place. Oddly, the trail soon leads to an evil psychiatrist who apparently convinces very sick people that they have a compulsion to kill for him! Nice guy, huh? So how is Cotton going to catch him and put an end to all this nastiness?

This is yet another Cotton film. I've seen three so far and they all are exciting light-weight fun...and are worth seeing. George Nader is excellent in the lead and the films are a bit like smaller- scale James Bond films with less gadgets and domestic criminals instead of Spectre-like baddies. Worth your time.


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Country:

West Germany | Italy | USA

Language:

German

Release Date:

4 December 1969 (Italy) See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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