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Firepower (1979)

A merc is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal. A woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Adele Tasca
... Jerry Fanon / Eddie
... Catlett
... Sal Hyman
... Dr. Charles Félix
... Leo Gelhorn
... Frank Hull
... Paul Halpin
... Harry Calman
Frank Singuineau ... Manley Reckford
... Karl Stegner
... Oscar Bailey
... Lestor Wallace
... Dominic Carbone
... Nickel Sam
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A merc is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal. A woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.

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They'll Blast . . . Bulldoze . . . or Blow-up anyone who stands in their way. See more »


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Star James Coburn played dual roles in this movie playing the characters of both Eddie and Jerry Fanon. See more »

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Referenced in The Exterminator (1980) See more »

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The Theme from Firepower
Written by Gato Barbieri
Performed by Gato Barbieri
Album 'Euphoria' 1979 A&M records
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Forgettable, muddled thriller.
9 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

Forgettable time-waster, without purpose or meaning. It proves that even a few wild car chases and large-scale explosions can't sustain a desperately uninteresting and uninvolving story. The large cast is largely underused. (*1/2)


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