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Prime Cut
Directed by:
Michael Ritchie

Directed by Michael Ritchie, "Prime Cut" (also known as "Professionals, Die", "Boia, la vittima e l'assassino, Il", "Arma da taglio") is an Action/Crime/Drama film, released in the USA on June 28 of 1972 , starring Lee Marvin, Gene Hackman, Angel Tompkins, Gregory Walcott, Sissy Spacek and Janit Baldwin.

Who is the director of "Prime Cut":

Prime Cut was directed by Michael Ritchie, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing Prime Cut, Michael Ritchie had directed Downhill Racer, released in 1969. Since, he directed The Candidate, released in 1972, Smile (1975), The Bad News Bears (1976), Semi-Tough (1977), An Almost Perfect Affair (1979), and The Island (1980).

What was the release date of "Prime Cut":

Prime Cut was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, June 28, 1972. Also released on this day was The Happiness Cage (dir. Bernard Girard). This was forty-seven (47) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, September 15, 1972 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Prime Cut":

At the casting of Prime Cut we find Lee Marvin, previously seen in Pocket Money (1972) and Monte Walsh (1970); Gene Hackman (Cisco Pike (1972), The French Connection (1971)); Angel Tompkins (I Love My Wife (1970)) [ more... ]

  • Gene Hackman and Eddie Egan can be seen in The French Connection, released in 1971.
  • Howard Platt and Lee Marvin have both also be seen in The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday, released in 1976.

What is the Storyline of "Prime Cut":

The movie opens with a credit sequence that follows a slaughterhouse process in from the unloading of the cattle to the making of sausages; however, inexplicably, a man's shoes drops onto the conveyor belt during the process. The woman operating the sausage machine is interrupted by Weenie (Gregory Walcott), who has timed the machine using his watch. He stops the machine, wraps up a string of sausages, and marks the package with an address in Chicago.

It is later revealed that Weenie is the brother [...]

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