Johnny Barrows, a G.I, is dishonorably discharged from the army after striking his commanding officer. When he returns home, he is mugged and thrown in jail. Down on his luck and with no ...
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A private applies to be a test subject for the military's new chemical weapons program. After many tests he decides to use his knowledge on chemical warfare to rob banks. He will need a partner, though.
Fearful that their star witness might be murdered, two attorneys hire a protector to bring him from Los Angeles to New York. Jesse Crowder (Fred Williamson) is a no-nonsense tough guy. He ... See full summary »
Elliott Gould and Diane Keaton take out a lease on love with an option to buy in this glossy romantic comedy costarring Paul Sorvino, Victoria Principal and Candy Clark. Unhappily divorced ... See full summary »
After an American scientist is severely injured and scarred in a car crash along the border with East Germany, he is captured by East German military. The scientists use metal implants to save him. Once he's back in the States, no one can tell if it's really him, so an intelligence specialist must determine who is under the "mask".
A young surgeon becomes bored with his wife and family, he has a very successful career, but even with having so much in life, he feels empty and goes through a series of brief and meaningless relations with attractive women.
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Bruce D. Clark
Johnny Barrows, a G.I, is dishonorably discharged from the army after striking his commanding officer. When he returns home, he is mugged and thrown in jail. Down on his luck and with no money, he gets a job at a gas station run by a racist jerk. After a while, he beats him up and is thrown in jail again. Shortly after, a mobster hires him as a mafia hit man because of his military training and he now gets caught in the middle of a rival gang war between two families.Written by
Dedicated to the veteran who traded his place on the front line for a place on the unemployment line. Peace is Hell. See more »
The newest edition out by Code Red DVD is the longer, uncut version. However, the theatrical version, available on numerous public domain VHS and DVD copies are sourced from the same video master from the 1980s Unicorn release, differs a lot from the director's cut. The Atlas Films logo is intact on the DVD, where in the theatrical version, it's missing. The director's cut also restores footage from the scene where O'Malley tries to run over Johnny in the parking lot. The scene where Johnny calls Nancy and tells her to meet him actually takes place after he kills DaVinci and his henchmen. The theatrical version actually inserts the scene in after he kills O'Malley. The sound effects during the short chase scene up to the mountain doesn't match up in-sync with the cars compared to the theatrical version. The fight scene with Johnny and O'Malley is sightly longer than the theatrical cut. Before the end credits, after Nancy shoots Johnny steps on a land mine, we see a shot of the two when the camera pans up to a helicopter view and then the explosion. The theatrical cut skips the view and just shows Nancy looking back at Johnny, then the explosion. See more »
OK. Just had to put in a comment that those who speak English would fully understand. I don't know about you, but I don't know what "one mean of a dull movie" means. It's a shame when people don't bother to use the language correctly- the other reviewer seems fairly smart in other ways.
This is a dull movie, I grant you. I have it as part of a 4-DVD set called, "Mean Muthas & Bad Brothas." Or maybe it's the other way around. I'm not sure - I bought the set of four movies for 4.98. And it was well worth that. The cheapest I've ever seen of a notoriously cheap genre, this film is slow, barely coherent and full of things that don't make sense. On the other hand,it has Fred Williamson (and was apparently directed by him), Roddy McDowall (playing a Fredo-type, actually a pretty out-of-body performance, it was surprising to realize it was him, although I was looking for him) and Elliot Gould in a very strange but brief "special appearance" as a homeless yet extremely dapper fellow. Hey whatever - it's an incredibly bad blaxploitation film. If that sounds funny to you and you don't spend much money, go for it.
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