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"What if it was your sister?"
  • NR
  • 2011
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 6.1  (525)

In the 1976 movie Trackdown, James Mitchum plays a detective named Harry Hammond who is hired by a wealthy businessman to track down his kidnapped son. The businessman fears that the local police will bungle the investigation and that his son will never be found. Hammond sets out to find the missing boy, following leads and questioning suspects along the way. His investigation takes him to some seedy parts of town, where he encounters a host of unsavory characters who may or may not have information about the kidnapping.

Along the way, Hammond teams up with a young woman named Janna (played by Karen Lamm) who becomes his ally and occasional love interest. They work together to unravel the clues and piece together the puzzle of the boy's disappearance.

As they dig deeper, they begin to uncover a web of corruption and deceit that leads all the way to the highest levels of government. Hammond and Janna find themselves in grave danger as they get closer to the truth, and they must use all their skills and wits to stay alive.

Anne Archer co-stars as a femme fatale who may or may not be involved in the kidnapping plot. Her character adds an extra layer of complexity to the story, as Hammond and Janna try to figure out her true motives and allegiances.

Despite some rough edges and moments of uneven pacing, Trackdown is a solid crime thriller with plenty of twists and turns to keep the audience engaged. Mitchum is a confident and charismatic lead, and he carries the movie with ease. Lamm is a capable counterpart, providing a refreshing dose of female empowerment in a genre that can sometimes be male-dominated.

The film benefits from some solid location shooting, which gives it a gritty, realistic feel. The 1970s-era Los Angeles setting adds to the atmosphere and serves as a time capsule of sorts, capturing a moment in history when the country was grappling with political and social upheaval.

Overall, Trackdown is a worthwhile watch for fans of classic crime thrillers. It may not reinvent the wheel, but it delivers on its promises and provides plenty of entertainment value for those looking for a suspenseful ride.

Trackdown is a 2011 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

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    1 hr 39 min
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    6.1  (525)