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Point Blank Movie Review Summary

Actors: Lee Marvin. Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn. Carroll O'Connor. John Vernon, Michael Strong

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Based on Donald E. Westlake "The Hunter", POINT BLANK is a movie directed by John Boorman in 1967.
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In order to help his friend Mal Reese who owes money to the mob, Walker agrees to commit a robbery with him. But, as the loot is not as important as he thought, Mal shoots Walker and leaves with his mistress Lynne, Walker's wife. A few months later, Walker has recovered and has got only one idea in mind : take revenge on Mal Reese and reclaim his share of the loot.

He meets Lynne in L.A. who commit suicide on the same night. When Mal Reese accidentally falls from the rooftop of the building he lives in, Walker goes to Carter, Mal's employer and also a mobster, and claims his money. Carter agrees, organizes a set-up to get rid of Walker but is mistakenly killed by his own hitman during the delivery.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals stealing from other criminals Vigilante/Revenge?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Island?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Is this movie based on a    -   book

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