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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 »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1974 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Kill Julian Drake See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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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

A character uses a revolver with a suppressor attached. Revolvers cannot be suppressed (other than a specially manufactured Russian model) because most of their noise comes from the cylinder gap before the barrel which is behind the suppressor. 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

Featured in Baadasssss Cinema (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme from Slaughter
Written and performed by Billy Preston
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Ah, the kickass stoicism of Jim Brown
6 July 2001 | by scorpio-xSee all my reviews

It kicks off a little slow, but by the time they get to Mexico, things pick up and get pretty smokin' in the conclusion--Jim Brown's entrance to the casino is terriffic, it's got the shock value of having a dwarf thrown through your bay window. His later entrance to the bad guys' lair from the car is also classic. Jim Brown isn't a great actor, but his ass-kicking stoicism is at it's best here, as he slaps down legions of bad guys with barely a raised eyebrow. (Did you know that, aside from his football skills, Jim Brown was supposedly the greatest Jai Lai player on earth?) Stella Stevens and Rip Torn are also very good, but even higher praise goes to Billy Preston's theme song.


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