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Point Blank (1967) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by John Boorman and produced by Robert Chartoff and Judd Bernard.

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Point Blank (1967)

By Beatrice on Oct 13, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Point Blank Directed by John Boorman Written by Alexander Jacobs, David Newhouse, and Rafe Newhouse from a novel by Donald Westlake 1967/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Winkler Films First viewing/Netflix rental One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Non-linear neo-noir is blessed by a sterling cast... Read full article


Point Blank (1967)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 16, 2015 From 4 Star Films

John Boorman and Lee Marvin came together as equal parts in this venture called Point Blank and it’s quite something. You can call it neo-noir, you can call it a revenge story, a crime film, but nothing quite sums up what you end up with. It’s a brutal, stark, psychedelic trip at times t... Read full article


Point Blank (1967)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 16, 2015 From 4 Star Films

John Boorman and Lee Marvin came together as equal parts in this venture called Point Blank and it’s quite something. You can call it neo-noir, you can call it a revenge story, a crime film, but nothing quite sums up what you end up with. It’s a brutal, stark, psychedelic trip at times t... Read full article


Point Blank

By Michael on Jan 22, 2014 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

Point Blank (John Boorman, 1967) This cult classic staring Lee Marvin as Walker a man seeking for revenge against the organization that owes him money and that has a scheme that Walker will try to erase. The film is the produce of Marvin and director John Boorman agreeing on the poor quality o... Read full article


Book Review--Lee Marvin: Point Blank

By KC on Jun 26, 2013 From Classic Movies

Lee Marvin: Point Blank Dwayne Epstein Schaffner Press, 2013 Lee Marvin was born to perform. He was magnetic, theatrical and always in need of a way to burn off his considerable energy. It was natural that he would have been invited to act on the stage, which he was for a community theater in upsta... Read full article


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Quotes from

Walker: How bad does he want you, Chris?
Chris: Oh, I don't know. Who knows.
Walker: Yeah, you know. How bad?
Chris: Pretty bad, I guess.
Walker: Bad enough to let you through into the Huntley?
Chris: Why should I?
Walker: Well, it's up to you.


Brewster: You're a very bad man, Walker, a very destructive man! Why do you run around doing things like this?
Walker: I want my money. I want my $93,000.
Brewster: $93,000? You threaten a financial structure like this for $93,000? No, Walker, I don't believe you. What do you really want?
Walker: I - I really want my money.
Brewster: Well, I'm not going to give you any money and nobody else is. Don't you understand that?
Walker: Who runs things?
Brewster: Carter and I run things. I run things.
Walker: What about Fairfax? Will he pay me?
Brewster: Fairfax is a man who signs checks.
Walker: No, cash.
Brewster: Fairfax isn't going to give you anything. He's finished. Fairfax is dead. He just doesn't know it yet.
Walker: Somebody's got to pay.


Chris: What's my last name?
Walker: What's my first name?


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This was the first major picture to film on location at Alcatraz Island after the closure of the federal prison in 1963.
When Walker, in Chris' company, switches on the TV at Brewster's house, the music you hear is the overture to Richard Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von N├╝rnberg"
During a rehearsal taking place in the home of Lee Marvin, he hit John Vernon so hard that it made Vernon cry.
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