The Hunter
The Hunter (1980)

The story of professional bounty hunter Ralph "Papa" Thorson.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 1, 1980
DVD Release Date: August 14, 2001
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cole Smithey


Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Sloppy, silly vehicle unworthy of McQueen.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

For some reason, director Buzz Kulik attempts to slow the pace of the film down to match McQueen's dazed shuffling.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

Some great stuntwork highlights Steve McQueen's final film.

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Chris Garman
There are only three reasons I gave the Hunter two stars. First, it was Steve McQueen's last film and he is very good in it. Second, Eli Wallach is in it… More
Dean McKenna
An uneven action film that focuses on a modern-day bounty hunter. Steve McQueen made a good final performance as a real-life troubleshooter Ralph… More