The Bounty Hunter

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  • 1989
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 4.3  (124)

The Bounty Hunter is a gripping action movie that premiered in 1989. Directed by Tim Kincaid, the film stars Robert Ginty as Jersey Bellini, a former New Jersey cop turned private detective who is tasked with hunting down a dangerous criminal named The Cougar, played by Bo Hopkins. To add to the complexity of the situation, The Cougar's girlfriend Bille, portrayed by Loeta Waterdown, is also missing and believed to be with The Cougar.

The movie is set in New Jersey, where Bellini takes on the job of finding The Cougar and bringing him to justice. Bellini is a tough, no-nonsense kind of guy who would go to any length to get his job done. He is known for his resourcefulness and adaptability and has a reputation for getting things done. He is also quite charming in his own way and has a penchant for getting himself into sticky situations with the ladies.

Bellini's investigation brings him closer to The Cougar's world, where he meets Bille. He is initially taken aback by her beauty but quickly realizes that she is a lot more than meets the eye. She is not an accomplice but rather a victim, and Bellini is quick to realize this. He vows to help her and bring her to safety, even if it means putting his own life on the line.

As Bellini's quest for The Cougar becomes more intense, he realizes that he is not alone in the chase. A rival bounty hunter named Ray, played by Wings Hauser, also wants to capture The Cougar first. This leads to a series of intrigues and confrontations between Bellini and Ray, which only adds to the tension and excitement of the story.

Despite his grit and determination, Bellini faces several obstacles in his hunt for The Cougar. The criminal is a cunning and ruthless opponent who is always one step ahead. The stakes become higher as Bellini's actions put him in the crosshairs of not only The Cougar but also the corrupt police officers who are in cahoots with the criminal.

The Bounty Hunter is a movie that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats from start to finish. It has everything an action fan could want: thrilling chase scenes, intense gunfights, and witty one-liners. The movie stands out for its inventive storytelling and excellent performances by the cast. Robert Ginty portrays Bellini as a cocky yet lovable character that viewers will undoubtedly root for. Bo Hopkins' performance as The Cougar is also commendable, particularly in his portrayal of a slippery and conniving criminal. Loeta Waterdown is also impressive as Bille, giving a complex and moving performance.

Overall, The Bounty Hunter is a classic example of the action genre at its best. It is a must-see for anyone who loves high-octane thrillers, and a movie that will linger in the memory long after the end credits roll.

The Bounty Hunter is a 1989 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.3.

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  • Release Date
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • IMDB Rating
    4.3  (124)