A merc is hired by the F.B.I. to track down a powerful recluse criminal. A woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.
. . . when crime and passion mix!
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Did You Know?
was considered for the role of Jerry Fanon. Rumors had it that Bronson turned this movie down because the producers had refused to write in a role for his wife, Jill Ireland
. With much of the pre-production crew already on-location in the Caribbean, Sir Lew Grade
wanted to shut down the production when Bronson pulled out. Realizing how much money he had already sunk into a movie that had not properly secured its star actors and actresses, Grade saved face by moving ahead using James Coburn as a replacement for Bronson. See more
The film was originally released theatrically in the UK with an uncut 'AA' (15) certificate and later reissued as an 'A' (PG) with cuts to some of the bloodier shootings, shots of men on fire, a wire strangling and a brief shot of a topless woman. The 1986 video was upgraded to a 15 certificate and restored the later cinema edits though 15 secs were cut from a cockfighting scene. See more
Referenced in The Exterminator