Raw Deal

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Raw Deal (1977, Australia) is a Western directed by Russell Hagg.


Main Details

  • Released on February 4, 1977
  • Color
  • Running time: 94 minutes
  • Production Co.: Both Ends | Greater Union Organisation (GUO) | Homestead Productions | Kimberley Bros | Seven Network | Stadiums | The Australian Film Commission | Victorian Film (as the Victorian Film Corporation)
  • Distribution Co.: Greater Union Organisation (GUO)
  • Directed by Russell Hagg
  • Written by Patrick Edgeworth
  • Starring Gerard Kennedy, Gus Mercurio, Rod Mullinar

Plot Summary

  • In the 1870s, the colonial administrator hires bounty hunter Palmer and gun salesman Ben to wipe out an army of Irish Catholic revolutionaries in their stronghold. Palmer and Ben recruit three gun men to help them and their mission is successful but when they go to get their payment they are trapped by treacherous officials. Ben and Palmer must fight their way to safety.


  • They fought . . . The loved . . . They laughed . . . but the joke was on them [Australia Theatrical]
  • A deadly mission. A hearse full of money. And five men who dared. [ [Australia Theatrical]
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