The Hunter

  • 1980
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Crime

Steve McQueen became a TV star with a western bounty hunter show called "Wanted, Dead or Alive." McQueen returns to his bounty-hunting roots here as Papa Thorson, but unfortunately THE HUNTER is more dead than alive. Supposedly based on a real bounty hunter's life, this episodic film never focuses on anything long enough for the audience to care about it,...read more

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03:13 — Trailer for The Hunter. In order to track down bail jumpers, Ralph 'Papa' Thorson goes on a series of routine and not-so-routine searches. Sometimes h (more…)

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Steve McQueen in his last performance---as a bounty hunter stalked by his one-time prey. Eli Wallach, Kathryn Harrold. Tommy: LeVar Burton. Sheriff Strong: Ben Johnson. Spota: Tracey Walter. Bernardo: Tom Rosales. Blue: Theodore Wilson. Buzz Kulik directed (more…)

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  • Released: 1980
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Steve McQueen became a TV star with a western bounty hunter show called "Wanted, Dead or Alive." McQueen returns to his bounty-hunting roots here as Papa Thorson, but unfortunately THE HUNTER is more dead than alive. Supposedly based on a real bounty hunte… (more)

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