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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Bare Knuckles (1977)

  • Robert Viharo
  • Sherry Jackson
  • Michael Heit
  • Gloria Hendry
This is one tough little movie that races along in a series of well done fistic confrontations until its hero bounty hunter Zachary Kane gets his man in a long,drawnout slug fest which brings the picture to a satisfying if exhausting conclusion.Rugged leading man Robert Viharo as Kane makes for a charismatic lead along the lines of the great William Smith whom he resembles.It is typical of many "B" 70s actioners that emerged at the time but is better than most as it has strong,convincing performances from a generally unfamiliar cast and does not pretend to be anything more than what it is;namely a satisfyingly macho thriller that is worth 90 minutes or so of anyone's time.


Anonymous said...

Another very hard to find gem. Thanks again!

Anonymous said...

If it's only half as good as the soundtrack I'm happy. Thanks!

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