The Exterminator

The Exterminator

Christopher George
Director: James Glickenhaus Cast: Christopher George
Christopher George
, Samantha Eggar
Samantha Eggar
, Robert Ginty
Robert Ginty
James Glickenhaus

Blu-ray (Wide Screen / Bonus DVD)



A Vietnam veteran declares a one-man war on crime in this vigilante revenge thriller. Michael Jefferson (Steve James) saved the life of his best friend John Eastland (Robert Ginty) while the two were serving in Vietnam, so when Jefferson is left permanently paralyzed after a vicious attack by muggers, Eastland is determined to get revenge. Declaring war not only on the thugs who injured Jefferson but the entire lawless underclass, Eastland becomes known as "The Exterminator" for his swift and deadly retaliation against muggers and other street criminals. While Eastland's actions may be making for safer streets, they're also illegal, and just as the mob have put a price on Eastland's head, Detective James Dalton (Christopher George) has set his sights on putting "The Exterminator" out of business. Jazz great Stan Getz makes a cameo appearance as himself.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/13/2011
UPC: 0654930313190
Original Release: 1980
Rating: NR
Source: Synapse Films
Region Code: ABC
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time: 1:42:00

Special Features

The original director's cut featuring more gore and violence; Newly restored original stereo soundtrack mix; Audio commentary with director James Glickenhaus; Theatrical trailer and television spots (HD)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Christopher George Detective James Dalton
Samantha Eggar Dr. Megan Stewart
Robert Ginty John Eastland
Steve James Michael Jefferson
Tony di Benedetto Chicken Pimp
Dick Boccelli Gino Pontivini
Patrick Farrelly CIA Agent
Michele Harrell Maria Jefferson
David Lipman State Senator
Cindy Wilks Candy
Dennis Boutsikaris Frankie
Roger Grimsby Himself
Stan Getz Himself
Phil Chong Vietcong Garrottee
Bill Saito Vietcong AK-47
Clay Wright US Pilot
Paul G. Hensler Captured US Soldier
Frank Ferera Collector #1
Tony Munafo Collector #2
Ned Eisenberg Marty
Irwin Keyes Bobby
Santos Morales Police Captain
Ralph Monaco Bartender
Louis Edmonds CIA Chief
Lou David Leaflet Man
Tom Everett Hotel Clerk
Gerald M. Kline Massage Parlor Cop
Paul Farentino Message Cop (sic)
Webster Whinery Sammy
Robert King Motorcyclist
Joe Duquette SWAT #2
Ryan Hilliard SWAT #5
Kenny Endoso Vietcong Fire Gag
Sean O'Rinn Uniform Cop #4
George Cheung Vietcong Leader

Technical Credits
James Glickenhaus Director,Screenwriter
Robert M. Baldwin Cinematographer
Lester Berman Producer
Tom Brumberger Special Effects
Mark Buntzman Producer
Bill Daly Sound/Sound Designer
Corky O'Hara Editor
Joe Renzetti Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Exterminator
1. Vietnam Flashback [6:57]
2. Titles [10:04]
3. Have a Beer [8:39]
4. Business Talk [9:51]
5. The Old Homestead [10:49]
6. Friend Of the Family [6:41]
7. Going Out? [:48]
8. Chicken For Sale [9:32]
9. Who's Your Friend? [7:12]
10. The Doctor's Report [10:31]
11. Breaking the News [6:28]
12. Credits [10:19]

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