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Slaughter (1972)

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Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.

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Jack Starrett
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Brown ... Slaughter
Stella Stevens ... Ann
Rip Torn ... Dominic Hoffo
Cameron Mitchell ... A.W. Price
Don Gordon ... Harry
Marlene Clark ... Kim
Robert Phillips ... Frank
Marion Brash Marion Brash ... Jenny
Norman Alfe Norman Alfe ... Mario Felice
Eddie Lo Russo Eddie Lo Russo ... Little Al (as Eddie LoRusso)
Buddy Garion ... Eddie
Roger Cudney ... Gio (as Roger C. Cudney)
Lance Hool ... Intern (as Lance Winston)
Juan José Laboriel Juan José Laboriel ... Uncle (as Juan Jose Laboriel)
Francisca López de Laboriel Francisca López de Laboriel ... Aunt (as Francisca Lopes De Laboriel)
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Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.

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It's not only his name it's his business and sometimes--his pleasure! See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Trivia

One of Jim Brown's three favorite films he starred in: the other two are "The Dirty Dozen" and "Mars Attacks!". See more »

Goofs

Rip Torn not holds the Luger with which he shoots Don Falice incorrectly, he actually blinks both times he fires it indicating that he had no experience =, nor training, in the use of firearms. Considering that he's supposed to be a prolific killer, this makes no sense. See more »

Quotes

Hoffo: [Hoffo's car has run off the road, and is leaking gas] Get me outta here, okay?
Slaughter: Who did it, Hoffo?... Who killed my family?
Hoffo: It was me... I was always good on the hits... NOW GET ME OUTTA HERE... STINKING NIGGER!
[Slaughter shoots the gas tank, and the car explodes]
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Rod Stewart (1981) See more »

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Theme from Slaughter
Written and performed by Billy Preston
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Get your little narrow ass outta here!
8 February 2009 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

Jim Brown is one cool dude, even when he's making a typical 70s blaxploitation flick.

Here, he is an ex-Green Beret home from 'nam going after the mob thugs that killed his father.

First, he has to get by their secret weapon, Stella Stevens, girlfriend of #2, Rip Torn, a racist that is just seething at the thought of Stevens between the sheets with Brown. And, boy, do they steam up those sheets! That must have been a shock to 70s audiences.

Now, the thugs are not too bright as they try to run Brown down with a Mustang. Don't they know that this former fullback is one of the all time greats in NFL history? Their efforts to catch him in the casino meets with equal disaster as he runs right through them.

Of course, you know Slaughter wins in the end because there is a sequel.

One interesting aspect for the younger folks is the IBM punch card that figures prominently in the film. They probably have never seen one.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1974 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Kill Julian Drake See more »

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