Black Heat

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1976
  • Color
  • Running Time: 94 Min.
  • Production and Distribution Co.: Independent International Pictures
  • Directed by Al Adamson
  • Written by John D'Amato, Bud Donnelly, Sheldon Lee
  • Starring Timothy Brown, Russ Tamblyn, Geoffrey Land

Plot Summary

  • Kicks Carter, a streetwise Las Vegs cop, is out to shut down an upscale hotel that is actually a front for a host of illegal activities. A gang headed by the scuzzy Ziggy is running everything from gun-running and loan-sharking to prostitution and drug-dealing, and a beautiful but nosy reporter keeps getting in Kicks' way.

Also Known As

  • Le Gang des pourris (France) (video title)
  • Le Gang des tueurs (France) (video title)
  • Girl's Hotel
  • O Mavros exolothreftis (Greece)
  • The Murder Gang (USA) (reissue title)
  • Town Rats (Germany)
  • U.S. Vice (Canada)

Taglines

  • Nothing Is Too Violent Or Too Cruel For Them
  • Black Heat is Red Hot!
  • Behind Locked Doors they let hair down and do what comes naturally at.
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