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Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (1973)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 1974 (Slovenia)
Vigilante Slaughter comes under attack from Duncan, a local money launderer whose hit-man traps Slaughter in a car at a cliff, but Slaughter escapes, arms himself, and goes after Duncan's hideout.

Director:

Gordon Douglas

Writers:

Charles Eric Johnson (as Charles Johnson), Don Williams (character)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Brown ... Slaughter
Ed McMahon ... Duncan
Don Stroud ... Kirk
Brock Peters ... Reynolds
Gloria Hendry ... Marcia
Dick Anthony Williams ... Joe Creole (as Richard Williams)
Art Metrano ... Mario Burtoli
Judith Brown ... Norja (as Judy Brown)
Jacqueline Giroux ... Mrs. Duncan (as Jackie Giroux)
Eddie Lo Russo Eddie Lo Russo ... Arnie (as Eddie LoRusso)
Russ McGinn ... Harvey Parker
Hoke Howell ... Jimmy Parker
Chuck Hicks ... Lyle Parker
Russ Marin ... Crowder
Nick Benedict Nick Benedict ... Gains
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Vigilante Slaughter comes under attack from Duncan, a local money launderer whose hit-man traps Slaughter in a car at a cliff, but Slaughter escapes, arms himself, and goes after Duncan's hideout.

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The mob put the finger on Slaughter...so he gave them the finger right back--curled tight around a trigger! See more »


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Trivia

The original score, composed and performed by James Brown & Fred Wesley, has been erased from all current versions of the film in the US. In its place is a poorly constructed temp score featuring source music from other 1973 era American International films such as "Coffy." See more »

Goofs

It was made known that Slaughter is being pursued because he killed some gangsters in Mexico. In the previous film Slaughter chased them into South America. See more »

Quotes

Kirk: [Kirk forces Slaughter and Marcia to drive over the cliff] Last chance, niggers... Over the cliff.
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Alternate Versions

Video has a different score. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Shaft (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

How Long Can I Keep It Up
Sung by Lyn Collins
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Poor Sequel
15 January 2010 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (1973)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Violent sequel sees a mob boss (Ed McMahon) taking a hit out on Slaughter (Jim Brown) who of course has to seek vengeance when a couple of his friends are killed instead. This sequel to the 1972 hit comes as a major letdown because we've got a pretty good cast here but sadly they're given very little to do and this film runs out of gas before we even hit the thirty-minute mark. Not only do we have Brown and McMahon but we also have a brief appearance by Scatman Crothers and Don Stroud as well as Brock Peters who most will remember from TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. The biggest problem with this film is that the entire set up is just boring and never really gets us interested in what's going on. As soon as the movie starts we witness this hit and we have no reason why it's happening or who the people are that are getting killed. We're thrown right into this story but it's so slim that you can't help but feel you're just watching this movie because the first one made money and the studio is trying to milk some more cash. I know that just about every blaxploitation flick used this revenge storyline but they still could have came up with something better here. What we do get are a few fun performances with Brown once again delivering the good lines and kicking enough heads in for some slight entertainment. It was very funny seeing McMahon playing the womanizing gangster and Peters turns in a good performance as a cop helping Slaughter. Veteran director Gordon, whose credits go as far back as campy stuff like ZOMBIES ON Broadway, handles the material fairly well but he's just not given enough to save the movie.


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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1974 (Slovenia) See more »

Also Known As:

Slaughter 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA

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Mono

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2.35 : 1
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