The Hunter Movies & Media Adaptations

Donald E. Westlake
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The Hunter was made into the motion picture Point Blank, which was released in 1967. Director John Boorman translates the violence of the novel effectively onto the screen. In the leading role, Lee Marvin gives one of his best performances as a very violent and vengeful man. He is ably supported by Angie Dickinson, Lloyd Bochner, Keenan Wynn, Carroll O'Connor, and John Vernon. Point Blank is one of the best examples of hard-boiled detective fiction translated to the big screen, but its uncompromising violence may put off some viewers.

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