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P.J.

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Time Out says

Peppard plays PJ Detweiler, down-at-heel shamus, in this unmemorable addition to the largely unmemorable private eye cycle of the late '60s. Hired (after undergoing a toughness test) by tycoon Raymond Burr - you know he's up to no good because he hoards his cigar butts - PJ gets to go to a murkily exotic island in the Bahamas as bodyguard to the tycoon's mistress (Hunnicutt) because someone has been trying to kill her. Beatings-up, attempted murders and red herrings proliferate before he solves the case. Gracelessly directed with a huge close-up to underline every plot point, it goes through the routine motions, offering very little apart from the odd wisecrack and a lot of thick-ear violence.
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Release Details

  • Duration:109 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:John Guillermin
  • Screenwriter:Phil Reisman Jr
  • Cast:
    • George Peppard
    • Raymond Burr
    • Gayle Hunnicutt
    • Coleen Gray
    • Susan Saint James
    • Brock Peters
    • Jason Evers
    • Wilfrid Hyde-White
    • Severn Darden
    • Bert Freed
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