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Battles: The Murder That Wouldn't Die (1980)

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TV Movie | 97 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

Former Los Angeles police lieutenant Bill Battles is hired by Hawaii State university to not only become head of the campus police, but assistant coach in charge of special teams for the school's football team. However, a few days after he...See moreFormer Los Angeles police lieutenant Bill Battles is hired by Hawaii State university to not only become head of the campus police, but assistant coach in charge of special teams for the school's football team. However, a few days after he arrives, his brother Allan dies in a suspicious car accident. Bill then finds out that his brother was working on a forty year old murder mystery. With the aid of Allan's daughter Shelby, her quarterback boyfriend Deacon and the team's kicker, a hustler named Tuliosis, Bill continues his brother's investigation. However, Bill and his team might just become the killer's next victims. Written by Brian Washington See less
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Mar 9, 1980 (United States)

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William Conrad
William Battles William Battles   See fewer
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Lane Caudell
Deacon Johnson Deacon Johnson   See fewer
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Robin Mattson
Shelby Battles Shelby Battles   See fewer
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Marj Dusay
Dean Mary Phillips Dean Mary Phillips   See fewer
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Tommy Aguilar
Tuliosis Tuliosis   See fewer
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Jimmy Borges
Lt. Frank Fowler Lt. Frank Fowler   See fewer
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Roger Bowen
Coach Spaulding Coach Spaulding   See fewer
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Sharon Acker
Jill Spencer Jill Spencer   See fewer
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Edward Binns
Allan Battles Allan Battles   See fewer
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José Ferrer
Jeff Briggs (as Jose Ferrer) Jeff Briggs (as Jose Ferrer)   See fewer
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John Hillerman
Paul Harrison Paul Harrison   See fewer
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Mike Kellin
Capt. Ames Capt. Ames   See fewer
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Ben Piazza
Dr. John Spencer Dr. John Spencer   See fewer
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Don Porter
Gen. Rocky Jensen Gen. Rocky Jensen   See fewer
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Kenneth Tobey
Chuck Parks Chuck Parks   See fewer
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4.4 / 10 | 28 votes