Cold Sweat

1970

Cold Sweat

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From Dr. No director Terence Young comes this action thriller starring Charles Bronson as Joe Moran, an ex-con whose old gang of drug dealers has just been released from prison. When it turns out the thugs have been holding a grudge against him, they kidnap Moran's wife, played by Liv Ullmann. In order to get her back and get his revenge, Moran is forced to take on the whole crew by himself. Written by Albert Simonin and Shimon Wincelberg, Cold Sweat was based on the novel Ride the Nightmare by Twilight Zone scribe Richard Matheson.

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Critic Reviews for Cold Sweat

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  • It comes across as almost a dry run [to Death Wish], but more intelligent, humane and European while still delivering plenty of violence and thrills.

    Apr 29, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Despite a Richard Matheson novel as its source and a three-time 007 director at its helm (Terence Young), it's a threadbare affair, with only Bronson's lively performance keeping it afloat.

    Apr 15, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Cold Sweat

  • Jun 26, 2018
    A Charles Bronson thriller. The old gang of thugs, er, hoodlums, er, old buds, er, ex-cons, er, "honey, these are the guys I used to run with" show up and wanna see how Charlie's doing in the straight life. They also wanna see his 12-year-old daughter too. What follows next is some of the usual bust-it-up Bronson fans have come to expect and love, including a nice car chase down some curvy mountain roads over in Europe. It's better than you thought. Still, what's Liv Ullman doing in this? And James Mason's Southern accent will make you cry it's soooo bad.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer

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