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Hard Contract


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Crime drama starring James Coburn
Lee Remick
John Cunningham , a contract killer who prefers prostitutes to troublesome relationships, leaves for Europe on a job. In Spain he meets a beautiful jet-setter, Sheila Metcalfe , who gets under his guard. She has no idea he is there to commit a triple murder, and when she falls in love with him he begins to question the way he lives.
Director S Lee Pogostin (1969)
SEE FILMS pages 67-72


Unknown: James Coburn
Unknown: Lee Remick
Unknown: John Cunningham
Unknown: Sheila Metcalfe
Unknown: Lee Pogostin
John Cunningham: James Coburn
Sheila Metcalfe: Lee Remick
Adrianne: Lilli Palmer
Ramsey Williams: Burgess Meredith
Alexi: Patrick Magee
Michael Carlson: Sterling Hayden
Maurice: Claude Dauphin
Evelyn Carlson: Helen Cherry
Ellen: Karen Black
Belgian prostitute: Sabine Sun

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