Search and Destroy (1979 film)

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Search and Destroy
Search-and-destroy-movie-poster-79.jpg
Directed byWilliam Fruet
Produced byJames Margellos
Written byDon Enright
StarringPerry King
Don Stroud
Tisa Farrow
Music byMartin Deller
Cameron Hawkins
Ben Mink
CinematographyRené Verzier
Release date
  • 1979 (1979)
LanguageEnglish

Search and Destroy is a 1979 Canadian action-thriller film directed by William Fruet and starring Perry King, Don Stroud, and Tisa Farrow.[1][2][3]

Plot[edit]

Members of a Vietnam veteran's old Army unit start turning up dead in Los Angeles and Niagara Falls. Ex-Colonel Kip Moore (Perry King), is pressed by Upstate New York police for details. Meanwhile, a mysterious killer with a black glove is on the loose.

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Reception[edit]

Really Awful Movies called it..."Great Canadian exploitation fun,"[4] while TV Guide said Search and Destroy was an "empty variation on the "let's win in Vietnam" theme that emerged in the years following the American defeat."[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Devine, Jeremy M. Vietnam at 24 Frames a Second: A Critical and Thematic Analysis of Over 400 Films about the Vietnam War. University of Texas Press, 1999. ISBN 029271601X.
  2. ^ Cohn, Lawrence L.. "Review: Search and Destroy". Variety (303). June 10, 1981. p. 20.
  3. ^ Herridge, Frances. "Search and destroy" New York Post. June 6, 1981. p. 12.
  4. ^ https://reallyawfulmovies.com/2016/11/21/search-and-destroy/
  5. ^ http://www.tvguide.com/movies/search-and-destroy/117042/

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