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Hammer (1972)

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A Los Angeles dock worker becomes a boxer but his crooked manager is involved in various rackets and he's working for the mob.

Director:

Bruce D. Clark (as Bruce Clark)

Writer:

Charles Eric Johnson (screenplay) (as Charles Johnson)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fred Williamson ... B.J. Hammer
Bernie Hamilton ... Davis
Vonetta McGee ... Lois
William Smith ... Brenner
Charles Lampkin Charles Lampkin ... Big Sid
Elizabeth Harding Elizabeth Harding ... Rhoda
Mel Stewart ... Professor
D'Urville Martin ... Sonny
Stack Pierce Stack Pierce ... Roughhouse
Jamal Moore Jamal Moore ... Henry Jones
Nawana Davis Nawana Davis ... Mary
John Quade ... Riley
Johnny Silver ... Tiny
Juan DeCarlos Juan DeCarlos ... Bruiser (as Juan De Carlos)
Jorge Cervera Jr. Jorge Cervera Jr. ... Medina (as George Cervera Jr.)
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Storyline

A dock worker becomes a prizefighter, but gets mixed up with a crooked manager. A sympathetic L.A. detective tries to set him straight, but he won't listen. His manager, who is also a drug dealer, tells him that he has to take a dive during an important fight, and to ensure his cooperation, his girlfriend is kidnapped. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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...is a black explosion! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Action

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

B J Hammer See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Essaness Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Marilyn Joi. See more »

Quotes

Roughhouse: You gettin' out! I'm gettin' out, man. You cats are comin' down too hard.
Big Sid: Calm yourself, Rough', baby. You gonna work yourself up to an ulcer, old man. Just tell old Sid what's got your jaws uptight.
Roughhouse: Look, man, I done paid you back ten times over them IOUs. And now I wanna make a clean break.
Big Sid: Alright... takes a lotta money to live the good life on your pay. Man, you still got champagne and caviar runnin' though your veins from the old days.
Roughhouse: No. Get yourself a new boy. I don't mind turning my ...
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Referenced in Hell Up in Harlem (1973) See more »

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A Quite Entertaining Blaxploitaion Movie, Not The Best But Still Good.
24 April 2005 | by kitie7See all my reviews

This Blaxploitation film may not be considered as one of the best, but it's still a good one and very entertaining.The action and fight scenes are good in a realistic way, the acting is not bad, and the story is easy to follow.

Good action, excitement, nudity, a funky soundtrack and cool dialogs,

the fans of Blaxploitation will enjoy it.

Fred Williamson does a fine job,

he's one bad dude.

Its Hammer time.

7/10


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