Death Hunt



Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river. During a visit in the town he witnesses a dog-fight. He interrupts the game and buys one of the dogs - almost dead already - for $200 against the owner's will. When the owner Hasel complains to Mountie Sergeant Millen, he refuses to take action. But then the loathing breeder and his friends accuse Johnson of murder. So Millen, although sympathetic, has to try to take him under arrest - but Johnson defends his freedom in every way possible.

  1. Peter R. Hunt


  2. Mark Victor


  3. Michael Grais


Top Billed Cast

  1. Charles Bronson

    Charles Bronson

    Albert Johnson

  2. Lee Marvin

    Lee Marvin

    Sgt. Edgar Millen, RCMP

  3. Andrew Stevens

    Andrew Stevens

    Const. Alvin Adams, RCMP

  4. Carl Weathers

    Carl Weathers

    Sundog / George Washington Lincoln Brown

  5. Ed Lauter

    Ed Lauter


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Death Hunt
Death Hunt



Status Released

Release Information

  • May 22, 1981


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

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