Hammer Poster

Release Date: 1972

DVD Release Date: January 20th, 2004

R|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Hotheaded laborer B.J. Hammer (Fred Williamson) can't go long without ending up in a fight, and, after he comes out on top in a particularly impressive workplace scuffle, word of his brawling skills makes its way to Davis (Bernie Hamilton), a top boxing manager. Hammer is hired by Davis and begins a lucrative career in the ring, only to find out that his new employer wants him to throw a fight and take part in other illicit activities. Hammer reacts to this news violently, and the feud is on.

Cast: Fred Williamson, Bernie Hamilton, Vonetta McGee, William Smith, Charles Lampkin, Elizabeth Harding, Mel Stewart, D'Urville Martin

Director: Bruce Clark

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: Rivalry, Rise, Gritty, 1970s, Brash