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Directed by:
Buzz Kulik

Starring Burt Reynolds, Dyan Cannon, John P. Ryan, Joe Santos, Giorgio Tozzi and Ron Weyand, "Shamus" (also known as "Spürhund, Der", "Violenza è il mio forte, La", "Passion for Danger") is a Crime/Mystery/Drama film directed by Buzz Kulik, released on January 31 of 1973 in the USA.

Shamus is a pro! He never misses!

Who directed "Shamus":

Shamus was directed by Buzz Kulik, an American director, and producer.

Before Shamus, Buzz Kulik had directed Villa Rides, released in 1968, Sergeant Ryker (1968), Warning Shot (1967), The Yellow Canary (1963), The Explosive Generation (1961). Since, he directed The Hunter, released in 1980.

What was the release date of "Shamus":

Shamus was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, January 31, 1973. Also released on Wednesday, January 31, 1973 has been Steelyard Blues (dir. Alan Myerson). This was forty-six (46) years ago.

What is the cast of "Shamus":

At the casting of Shamus we find Burt Reynolds, previously seen in Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972) and Deliverance (1972); Dyan Cannon (Such Good Friends (1971), The Love Machine (1971)); John P. Ryan (The King of Marvin Gardens (1972), The Legend of Nigger Charley (1972)) [ more... ]

  • Irving Selbst and Joe Santos also appeared in The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, released in 1971.
  • John P. Ryan and Joe Santos also appeared in The Legend of Nigger Charley, released in 1972.
  • Burt Reynolds and John P. Ryan can both be seen in Rent-a-Cop, released in 1987.

What is the Storyline of "Shamus":

The plot involves McCoy being called to the house of Hume (Ron Weyand), an eccentric diamond dealer, and is given the task of recovering some stolen gems. McCoy is beaten by a gang of thugs to warn him off the job, and this lets him know that he's onto something really big. Later, McCoy hooks up with Alexis (Dyan Cannon)and delivers several crooks to the police.


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