The Glove (1979) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Glove (1979)





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In this actioner, a bounty hunter is assigned to bring back an enormous and angry ex-convict who wears a deadly glove made of leather and steal. Rock'em sock'em mayhem ensues.
Action & Adventure , Drama
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Tommy J. Productions


John Saxon
as Sam Kellog
Rosey Grier
as Victor Hale
Roosevelt Grier
as Victor Hale
Joanna Cassidy
as Sheila Michaels
Joan Blondell
as Mrs. Fitzgerald
Jack Carter
as Walter Stratton
Keenan Wynn
as Bill Schwartz
Aldo Ray
as Prison Guard
Michael Pataki
as Harry Iverson
Howard Honig
as Lt. Kruger
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Critic Reviews for The Glove

All Critics (1)

Vintage drive-in exploitation B-movie fare.

Full Review… | May 7, 2015
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Audience Reviews for The Glove

The poster artwork suggests violent grindhouse-style exploitation, but the reality is far more subdued. It's more of a slow burn modern noir, with John Saxon's ex-cop bounty hunter for hire filling the role of the traditional private eye narrator. Interestingly his riot-glove-wielding target turns out to be a decent citizen turned vigilante, rendering the primary struggle a conflict of conscience. I was both disappointed at the misdirection and surprised by the unexpected depth of this strange little film.

Austin Vashaw
Austin Vashaw

I have to say that I could live without John Saxon's grizzled P.I. styled voice over, but otherwise this was a good bit of fun, feeling a bit like a long episode of a television show that I'd not seen before. Another decent time-waster, but nothing that will change your life or anything.

Bill Bryant
Bill Bryant

no real violence really weird movie. you would think by the cover it is good but it really doesn't make much sense. the narration is weird at some points. there are only a couple of action scenes that are pretty weak.

Matthew Marks
Matthew Marks

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