Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Blaxploitation | Crime | Thriller
Country: USA | Director: George Armitage
Language: English | Subtitles: None
Aspect ratio: Widescreen 1.85:1 | Length: 90mn
Dvdrip H264 Mkv – 853×480 – 23.976fps – 1.74gb
A lawyer whose brother was murdered winds up getting involved with gangsters and the world of porno movies.
This brutal, austere crime-thriller focuses a cheerless Tyrone in the title role( a tough, amoral African-American Bernie Casey), he’s a hit-man who returns home to investigate his brother’s death by a mobsters. Two-fisted Tyrone in order to revenge his brother, vows vengeance and spontaneously meets sleazy characters in the middle of a sinister bands war and running afoul into underworld.Tyrone Tackett keeps the things moving along until ending vendetta.
This routine film features thrills, raw energy ,adult subject matter with abundant nudism and lots of violence. Plenty of intrigue, funky music, kinky sex,noisy action and grisly killings until finale vengeance. Cool secondary cast, as Pam Grier, Roger E Mosley and appears unbilled Paul Gleason. Based on a novel titled ‘Get Carter’ by Ted Lewis from 1970 original movie and of far superior directed by Michael Hodges and starred by Michael Caine and Britt Ekland. Remade again(2000)by Stephen Kay with Silvester Stallone and Mickey Rourke. This Blaxploitiation movie is regularly directed by George Armitage. He’s a good director with a few movies and expert on action and intrigue genre, such as Miami Blues(with Alec Baldwin and Jennifer Jason Leigh), Grosse Point Blank(with John Cusack and Minnie Driver) and Big Bounce(Charlie Sheen, Owen Wilson). Rating : Average and rated R for nudism and strong violence.