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Main Details

  • Released in 1972
  • Color
  • Running Time: 91 Min.
  • Production Co: American International Pictures (AIP) | Slaughter
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1972) (USA) (theatrical) | Anglo-EMI Film Distributors (1973) (UK) (theatrical) | MGM-EMI (1973) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Jack Starrett
  • Written by Mark Hanna, Don Williams
  • Starring Jim Brown, Stella Stevens, Rip Torn
  • Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Monroe Sachson, Don Williams
  • Original Music by Luchi De Jesus
  • Cinematography by Rosalío Solano
  • Film Editing by Renn Reynolds

Plot Summary

  • Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.

Also Known As

  • Masacre (Mexico)
  • Operación Masacre (Spain)
  • Slaughter uomo mitra (Italy)
  • Väkivallan mies (Finland)
  • Våldets man (Sweden)


  • Slaughter will blow your mind... clean out of your head!
  • It's not only his name it's his business and sometimes--his pleasure!
  • Get Slaughter! - The Fuzz had a warrant. The mob had a contract. But Slaughter had a belly gun, four grenades an an automatic rifle ... and the best defense is an attack!
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