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Hunter Will Get You (1976)

L'alpagueur (original title)
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L'Alpagueur is a free-lance spy from the French secret agency. He's put on the investigation about L'epervier, a serial-killer who employs young boys to help him robbing banks before ... See full summary »

Director:

Philippe Labro

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Philippe Labro (original scenario), Jacques Lanzmann (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Paul Belmondo ... Roger Pilard, dit l'Alpagueur
Bruno Cremer ... L'Epervier
Jean Négroni Jean Négroni ... Spitzer
Patrick Fierry Patrick Fierry ... Costa Valdez
Jean-Pierre Jorris Jean-Pierre Jorris ... Salicetti
Victor Garrivier Victor Garrivier ... Doumecq
Claude Brosset Claude Brosset ... Granier
Marcel Imhoff Marcel Imhoff ... le directeur de cabinet
Maurice Auzel Maurice Auzel ... Le routier Gros Bras
Muriel Belmondo Muriel Belmondo ... La première hôtesse de l'air
Roger Benamou Roger Benamou ... Le mafioso espagnol
Jean-Luc Boutté Jean-Luc Boutté ... Le deuxième fusil
Patrice Chapelain-Midy Patrice Chapelain-Midy ... Un employé de banque
Michèle Delacroix Michèle Delacroix ... La seconde hôtesse de l'air
Jacques Destoop Jacques Destoop ... Le mafioso sicilien
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Storyline

L'Alpagueur is a free-lance spy from the French secret agency. He's put on the investigation about L'epervier, a serial-killer who employs young boys to help him robbing banks before killing them. Written by Frederic Villemin <fredv@infonie.fr>

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Some animals get away with Murder, rape, torture. Doesn't it make your blood boil? Well - THE HUNTER did something about it.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

June 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hunter Will Get You See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cerito Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The director Philippe Labro was a great friend of Jean-Pierre Melville, who died three years before the shooting. And the dialogues in this film "L'Alpagueur", where Bruno Cremer calls his co stars "Coco", is a sort of homage to Melville, who usually called his friends "Coco". See more »

Goofs

The fight at the end is pointless. Even if Cremer managed to kill Belmondo, his identity as the "hawk" was revealed anyway and he couldn't escape from the plane. See more »

Quotes

Roger Pilard, dit l'Alpagueur: Everything I do, everything I touch is illegal.
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Alternate Versions

German VHS version misses ca. 4 minutes. See more »


Soundtracks

Alpagueur Rapide
Written and Performed by Michel Colombier Et Son Orchestre
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the beginning is more unbelievable than the end
3 August 2005 | by dawnrainSee all my reviews

To answer to the previous comment: finding a person knowing where he lives is quiet easy. A name on the mail box, any letter or paper in his home will give his identity. Belmondo is in the villain's house alone. OK, they could show us, but we can imagine.

What I think is worse in the story is that the "Epervier" would NEVER have let live the young man who helps him in the jewelry robbery. He kills everyone, except this young man, leaving him only injured. It's nonsense, this particular villain could not do that. He was not in such a hurry, he takes time to kill the two cops and doesn't take the time to shoot the kid! And also it's using a very bad facility in the scenario than to just make this young man, the only one the "Epervier" let live knew exactly who he was and where he lived...

I think the scenario would have been better if either the story was only between the Alpagueur and the Epervier OR between the Alpagueur and the Prison story. Two stories in the same movie makes one of them writtent quickly. I would have loved to see the Epervier character a little more explained, this was an interesting character that was underused in the movie and lost for another scenario.


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