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Portrait of a Hitman (1979)

R | | Drama, Action | January 1984 (USA)
A professional hitman is hired to kill a brain surgeon. However, it turns out that not only are he and the surgeon old friends, but they are both in love with the same woman.

Director:

Allan A. Buckhantz

Writer:

Yabo Yablonsky
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Palance ... Jim Buck
Rod Steiger ... Max Andreotti
Bo Svenson ... Dr. Bob Michaels
Ann Turkel ... Cathey
Richard Roundtree ... Coco Morrell
Philip Ahn ... Wong
Herb Jeffries ... Charlie Blue
Conrad Bachmann ... George
John Dresden ... Volsted
Ed Ness Ed Ness ... Captain Ned
Garrison True Garrison True ... Joe
Carla Haley Carla Haley ... Della
Gloria Lynn Dyer Gloria Lynn Dyer ... Nurse Grogg
Monica Peterson Monica Peterson ... Mrs. Roberts
Robert Starks Robert Starks ... Louie
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A professional hitman is hired to kill a brain surgeon. However, it turns out that not only are he and the surgeon old friends, but they are both in love with the same woman.

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His real art is murder. See more »

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Drama | Action

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jim Buck See more »

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| (uncut) | (cut) | (cut) (video release)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)
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Philip Ahn's final movie. See more »

Soundtracks

Reachin' Out
Written and Produced by Homer Banks and Chuck Brooks
Performed by Julie Inouye, Linda Little and Deborah James Chang
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Boring Boring
8 September 2003 | by PatBateman23See all my reviews

This movie sounded to me exciting because I like films about hitman and stuff like this. But his film has a boring story and I only watched it half before I fell asleep


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