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I, the Jury (1982)

A PI investigates the murder of his one-armed friend, a PI working on a case. Clues lead to a sex clinic. Bodies pile up.

Director:

Richard T. Heffron

Writers:

Mickey Spillane (novel), Larry Cohen (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Armand Assante ... Mike Hammer
Barbara Carrera ... Dr. Charlotte Bennett
Laurene Landon ... Velda
Alan King ... Charles Kalecki
Geoffrey Lewis ... Joe Butler
Paul Sorvino ... Detective Pat Chambers
Judson Scott ... Charles Kendricks
Barry Snider Barry Snider ... Romero
Julia Barr Julia Barr ... Norma Childs
Jessica James Jessica James ... Hilda Kendricks
Frederic Downs ... Jack Williams
Mary Margaret Amato ... Myrna Williams
F.J. O'Neil F.J. O'Neil ... Goodwin
William G. Schilling ... Lundee (as William Schilling)
Robert Sevra Robert Sevra ... Breslin
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Storyline

An old friend of a private detective is murdered. The detective, Mike Hammer, will make every effort to find out the killer. At each step he does, there is someone taking advantage of his progress. Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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The cops, the mob, the broads, everyone's after Hammer! See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1982 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

I, the Jury See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,515,578

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,515,578
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Movielab)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

20th Century-Fox, which picked up the picture after it was produced, did not discover until after its release that the performers in the orgy and lovemaking sequence held at the clinic by psychiatrist Dr. Charlotte Bennett (Barbara Carrera) were actually real-life porn-film stars. See more »

Goofs

When Hammer has coffee with Kalecki on the rooftop, the position of Hammer's coffee cup handle changes between camera angles in the same scene. See more »

Quotes

Mike Hammer: Let's get out of here.
Joe Butler: How?
Mike Hammer: We'll take the Cherokee. Let's go.
Joe Butler: There's no gas in it.
Mike Hammer: No gas? What do you mean, no gas? Who owns a truck with no gas?
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Alternate Versions

The UK cinema version was cut by the BBFC and the 1986 video was cut further (totalling 4 minutes in total) with edits to a scene of Kendricks tracing a knife across a woman's body, and heavy cuts to a scene at an orgy where he terrorizes and tortures 2 female twins with a razor. See more »

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Featured in At the Movies: Hollywood's Hidden Stars (1990) See more »

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About what you would expect .....
27 September 2018 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

"I The Jury" delivers about what you would expect from a 1980s action film. Armand Asante is the cocky private detective, hunting his best friend's killer. He bends the rules without investigation, leaving a trail of dead bodies and explosions. Geoffrey Lewis is a welcome addition, playing a recluse who points Assante in the right direction to begin the mayhem. There are strong sexy scenes with Assante and Barbara Carrera. There are some creative kills, like death by hot griddle, and the photography is certainly colorful. The story itself involves a government coverup utilizing a sex clinic as a front for their operations. All of this is sometimes difficult to follow, but things move along brisk enough to maintain interest. - MERK


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