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The Hitter (1979)

R
90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

An ex-professional boxer (O'Neal) tries to make a new start when teaming up with a fast talking but ageing hoodlum (Ceaser) and an ex-call girl (Frazier) but soon get more than they bargained for when crossing an adversary from their past.See moreAn ex-professional boxer (O'Neal) tries to make a new start when teaming up with a fast talking but ageing hoodlum (Ceaser) and an ex-call girl (Frazier) but soon get more than they bargained for when crossing an adversary from their past. Written by Warren Hawkes See less
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Writers
Christopher Leitch (screenplay) | Ben Harris (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Robert M. Reitano (as Robert Reitanno)
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Updated Feb 28, 1979

Release date
Feb 1979 (United States)

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Adolph Caesar
Nathan Nathan   See fewer
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Bill Cobbs
Louisiana Slim Louisiana Slim   See fewer
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Dorothi Fox
Mabel (as Dorothe Fox) Mabel (as Dorothe Fox)   See fewer
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Percy Thomas
Bootblack Bootblack   See fewer
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Ed Heath
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Gorham Scott
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Mike Winder
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Joseph Evans
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Dana Terrell
Charlotte Charlotte   See fewer
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Dee Porter
Gretchen Gretchen   See fewer
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Gidget Pascale
Lucille Lucille   See fewer
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Carla Ness
Esther Esther   See fewer
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Lisa Venables
Bridgette Bridgette   See fewer
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Phil Davis
Boxer (as Phillip Davis) Boxer (as Phillip Davis)   See fewer
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Ira Martin
Boxer Boxer   See fewer
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Harry Madsen
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Joe Palanzo
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Wendal Bailey
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Buddy Pulugi
First Fight Manager First Fight Manager   See fewer
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Sam Katz
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Rodney Lee
Intermediary Intermediary   See fewer
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Norman Ross
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Dwight Smith
Shoeshine Boy Shoeshine Boy   See fewer
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Joe Hansard
Graveyard Redneck (uncredited) Graveyard Redneck (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.1 / 10 | 65 votes