The Girl Hunters

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"Rough! Ripping! Raw!"
  • NR
  • 1963
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 5.9  (797)

The Girl Hunters is a 1963 film noir featuring tough-talking detective Mike Hammer, created by author Mickey Spillane, as the main character. The movie takes place in New York City, where Hammer is a private investigator, and sees him embarking on a mission to find his old flame Velda, who has been missing for seven years. The story begins with Hammer drinking at a bar when he is approached by a stranger who hands him a package containing a photograph of Velda. Hammer is told that the photo is the only clue to Velda's whereabouts, and immediately sets out on a dangerous journey to find her.

Throughout the movie, Hammer encounters a number of shady characters, including a group of communist spies, a ruthless killer, and corrupt politicians. He also meets up with an old army buddy, Nick, who helps him in his quest to find Velda.

As Hammer delves deeper into the mystery, he uncovers a shocking conspiracy that threatens the very fabric of American society. He discovers that Velda was taken by the Communist Party as part of their plan to brainwash American citizens and turn them into communist sympathizers.

The Girl Hunters is a classic film noir, filled with dark alleys, shadowy characters, and intense plot twists. Mickey Spillane, who wrote the original novel, stars as Hammer himself, and brings his tough-guy persona to the screen with gritty, uncompromising zeal.

Shirley Eaton plays Velda, Hammer's long-lost love, and her performance is both seductive and menacing. She has been brainwashed by the Communists and is now a changed woman, and Eaton portrays this transformation with eerie clarity.

Scott Peters plays Nick, Hammer's loyal friend, and is an excellent foil to Spillane's tough-guy persona. He provides the comic relief in many of the film's most intense scenes, and his easy-going demeanor helps to balance out Hammer's intense energy.

Overall, The Girl Hunters is a riveting film noir that will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. With its gritty subject matter, intense plot twists, and unforgettable characters, it is a must-see for fans of classic noir cinema.

The Girl Hunters is a 1963 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 38 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9.

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    5.9  (797)