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Hit Man (1972)

A lawyer whose brother was murdered winds up getting involved with gangsters and the world of porno movies.

Director:

George Armitage

Writers:

Ted Lewis (novel), George Armitage (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernie Casey ... Tyrone Tackett
Pam Grier ... Gozelda (as Pamela Grier)
Lisa Moore ... Laural Garfoot
Bhetty Waldron Bhetty Waldron ... Irvelle Way
Sam Laws ... Sherwood Epps
Candy All Candy All ... Rochelle Tackett
Don Diamond ... Nano Zito
Ed Cambridge ... Theatis Oliver (as Edmund Cambridge)
Bob Harris Bob Harris ... Shag Merriweather
Rudy Challenger Rudy Challenger ... Swift
Marilyn Joi ... Rita Biggs (as Tracy Ann-King)
Christopher Joy Christopher Joy ... Leon (as Christipher Joy)
Roger E. Mosley ... Huey
John Lupton ... Director Shooting Sherwood's TV Commercial
Diane Sommerfield Diane Sommerfield
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A lawyer whose brother was murdered winds up getting involved with gangsters and the world of porno movies.

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He aims to please. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A sikerember See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Penelope Productions Inc. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Bernie Casey was also initially considered to direct this film. See more »

Goofs

The nature of the bullet hole in the yellow Mustang Tyrone is driving changes between shots during the shoot out. In a close-up there is dirt around it, but in longer shots that disappears. See more »

Quotes

Tyrone Tackett: Let me tell you niggas one thing. Zito or Biggs or nobody shits on my head! Now you niggas got that?
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Alternate Versions

UK versions are cut by 36 secs to remove all footage of dogfighting. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Baadasssss Cinema (2002) See more »

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Funky!
18 April 2003 | by glennwalsh44See all my reviews

As a big fan of 'Get Carter,' I watched this on cable TV for a laugh and wasn't disappointed. It is a funky blaxploitation movie to rival 'Shaft' and a pretty fair remake of 'Carter,' much better than the Stallone nonsense of a couple of years back. It was fun matching scenes from the original especially the 'phone sex, which just killed me. Very funny and pretty cool!


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