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Deadly Prey (1987)

A group of sadistic mercenaries kidnap people off the streets and set them loose on the grounds of their secret camp, so the "students" at the camp can learn how to track down and kill their prey.

Director:

David A. Prior

Writer:

David A. Prior (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cameron Mitchell ... Jaimy's Father
Troy Donahue ... Don Michaelson
Ted Prior Ted Prior ... Michael 'Mike' Danton
Fritz Matthews Fritz Matthews ... Lt. Thornton
David Campbell ... Col. John Hogan
Dawn Abraham Dawn Abraham ... Sybil
William Zipp William Zipp ... Jack Cooper
Suzanne Tara Suzanne Tara ... Jaimy (as Suzzane Tara)
Thomas Baldwin Thomas Baldwin ... Hillbillie
Leo Weltman ... Hillbillie Will (as Leonard Weltman)
Peter Aston Peter Aston ... Soldier
Charles Venniro Charles Venniro ... Soldier
Timothy Elwell Timothy Elwell ... Soldier (as Jimi Elwell)
Jasper Collins Jasper Collins ... Soldier
Brian Edward O'Connor Brian Edward O'Connor ... Soldier (as Brian O'Connor)
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Storyline

Colonel Hogan is a ruthless former military officer who trains a large group of former U.S. Servicement as mercenaries by having them hunt down and kill people they abduct off the streets of Los Angeles. Hogan's greedy financier Michaelson threatens Hogan to speed up the mens training or he will pull the plug on Hogan's training camp. However, Hogan and his men meet their match when their latest kidnap victim turns out to be a tough gung-ho marine named Mike Danton who despite being unarmed and hunted, he manages to decimate Hogan's men in detail. Frustrated Hogan, his tough right-hand man Thornton and personal assistant Sybil kidnap Danton's wife Jaimy to force him in the open, while Jaimy's retired police detective father tries to track down her and Danton who finds an unlikely ally in the form of a former marine buddy named Cooper who wants to help him take on all of Hogan's men. Written by matt-282

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In Vietnam, he was the best... He still is! See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 1987 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

A zsákmány See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The rats that Danton eats were purchased at a pet store. See more »

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When Mike Danton blows up the helicopter, the film very obviously cuts from a helicopter against a bright blue sky to a generic explosion against a black background. See more »

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Michael 'Mike' Danton: Bad timing!
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Stop the presses for this most exceptional dose of low-grade Rambo exploitation imaginable!
17 April 2003 | by TheVidSee all my reviews

Since there were a fair amount of cost-cutter Rambo rip-offs, finding the ripest one isn't as easy as it would seem, but no doubt DEADLY PREY is a prime choice. It's a one-man-army saga made on the ranch in L.A., with mini muscle-dude, Ted Prior, stripped to his cutoffs and hunted for sport by a bunch of p***ed-off militia dudes. As misguided and inept a macho potboiler as one could imagine. Give me librium or give me meth!!!


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