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Search and Destroy (1979)

The members of a Vietnam veteran's old Army unit start turning up murdered. The police soon begin to suspect that he is in fact the killer. He knows he isn't, and must find the real killer ... See full summary »

Director:

William Fruet

Writer:

Don Enright
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Complete credited cast:
Perry King ... Kip Moore
Don Stroud ... Buddy Grant
Tisa Farrow ... Kate Barthel
George Kennedy ... Anthony Fusqua
Tony Sheer Tony Sheer ... Frank Malone
Phil Aikin Phil Aikin ... Rosie Washington
Rummy Bishop Rummy Bishop ... Ernie Cappel
Daniel Buccos Daniel Buccos ... Sinclair
Rob Garrison ... R.J.
John Kerr ... MacPherson
Géza Kovács Géza Kovács ... Fontaine (as Geza Kovacs)
Bill Starr Bill Starr ... Floyd Gentry
Kirk McOll Kirk McOll ... Katella
Jong Soo Park Jong Soo Park ... Assassin (as Park Jong Soo)
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The members of a Vietnam veteran's old Army unit start turning up murdered. The police soon begin to suspect that he is in fact the killer. He knows he isn't, and must find the real killer in order to clear his name. He soon realizes, however, that the real killer is now hunting him. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Five lives... Ten years... And a Million Tons of Thundering Suspense! See more »

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Vietnam revenge comes to Niagara Falls ............
6 November 2019 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

Take the "Maid of the Mist" tour boat, great Niagara Falls photography, and drop in a solid Vietnam revenge story. What you get is a surprisingly entertaining film, "Search and Destroy." Perry King and Don Stroud are the targets for a former War buddy, who is now their Vietnamese enemy seeking revenge after being left for dead. George Kennedy heads the not so helpful police. The movie is exciting and a terrific score is another plus. "Search and Destroy" is one of those films that, although clearly a "B" movie with an obvious limited budget, manages to greatly exceed expectations. It's worth me pounding the table for those who appreciate this type. I guarantee you will not be disappointed, and you may even wish to tell others about your unknown film discovery. - MERK


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1979 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD1,500,000 (estimated)
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Mono

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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