Slaughter

Slaughter

Director: Jack Starrett Cast: Eddie LoRusso, Buddy Garion, Ricardo Adalid

DVD (Color / Wide Screen)

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Overview

A typical gangland killing has an unusual outcome when the victim's son comes looking for justice in this violent blaxploitation action drama. Slaughter (Jim Brown) is a former Green Beret who is a decorated war hero, but while he's devoted his life to fighting for right, his father followed another path as a gangster. However, while Slaughter's dad was a career criminal, his mother played no part in his actions, and when they're both killed in a car explosion, Slaughter is determined to get revenge. Slaughter is convinced a rival crime boss ordered the bombing, and plans a daring raid where he kills the suspect. Slaughter is captured by police, and angry detective A.W. Price (Cameron Mitchell) tells Slaughter he had the right idea but the wrong man. Slaughter is persuaded to team up with undercover detectives Harry (Don Gordon) and Kim (Marlene Clark) as they travel to Puerto Rico in hopes of infiltrating the operations of hot-headed mobster Hoffo (Rip Torn). The cops have learned that Hoffo and his cronies are computerizing their operations and they're looking for hard evidence, but Slaughter is more interested in taking down Hoffo, and he'll do whatever it takes. The rivalry between Slaughter and Hoffo becomes all the more bitter when Slaughter becomes involved with Ann (Stella Stevens), the gangster's beautiful girlfriend. Featuring a dynamic theme song by Billy Preston, Slaughter was a major box-office hit in 1972 and one of the most popular films of Jim Brown's screen career; it spawned a sequel, Slaughter's Big Rip-Off, which appeared in 1973.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/22/2015
UPC: 0887090108003
Original Release: 1972
Source: Olive Films
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:32:00
Sales rank: 26,693

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eddie LoRusso Little Al
Buddy Garion Eddie
Ricardo Adalid Actor
Robert Phillips Frank Morelli
Marion Brash Jenny
Norman Alfe Mario Felice
Roger Cudney Gio
Jim Brown Slaughter
Stella Stevens Ann
Rip Torn Dominick
Cameron Mitchell Price
Marlene Clark Kim
Don Gordon Harry

Technical Credits
Jack Starrett Director
Luchi de Jesus Score Composer,Songwriter,Musical Direction/Supervision
Carlos Grandjean Set Decoration/Design
Mark Hanna Screenwriter
Ric Marlow Songwriter
Sara Mateos Makeup
Leon Ortega Special Effects
Billy Preston Songwriter
Renn Reynolds Editor
Clarence C. Reynolds Editor
Monroe Sachson Producer
Rosalio Solano Cinematographer
Manuel Topete Sound/Sound Designer
Herman Townsley Special Effects
Don Williams Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Slaughter
1. Chapter 1 [12:13]
2. Chapter 2 [10:22]
3. Chapter 3 [11:07]
4. Chapter 4 [10:57]
5. Chapter 5 [12:54]
6. Chapter 6 [10:33]
7. Chapter 7 [12:34]
8. Chapter 8 [11:47]
9. Chapter 9 [:12]

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