Death Force

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Death Force (1978, USA/Philippines) is a Blaxploitation-Martial Arts film directed by Cirio Santiago.

Death Force

Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running Time: 96 Min.
  • Production Co: Cosa Nueva
  • Distribution Co: Caprican 3 (1978) (USA) (theatrical) | 21st Century Film Corporation (1982) (USA) (theatrical) (retitled re-release) | Radio Films A/S (1982) (Norway) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Cirio Santiago
  • Written by Howard R. Cohen, Cirio H. Santiago, Robert E. Waters
  • Starring James Iglehart, Carmen Argenziano, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Jayne Kennedy, Joe Mari Avellana, Joonee Gamboa, Leo Martinez
  • Produced by Robert E. Waters
  • Original Music by Jaime Mendoza-Nava, Eddie Villanueva
  • Cinematography by Ricardo Remias
  • Film Editing by Gervacio Santos, Robert E. Waters

Also Known As

  • O Samurai Negro (Brazil / Portugal) (original subtitled version)
  • Black samouraï (France)
  • Fighting Mad (USA) (reissue title)
  • I pio agria ekdikisi einai i diki mou (Greece)
  • The Force (USA) (reissue title)
  • Ein Mann wird zum Killer (Germany)
  • Vengeance is Mine
  • Fighting Mad
  • Force of Death


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