Prime Cut

Prime Cut (1972)

Any way they slice it, it’s going to be murder

  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1972-06-28
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 38 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 24min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Cinema Center Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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From 38 Ratings


A group of Chicago mob ruthless enforcers is sent to Kansas City to settle things with the owner of a slaughterhouse who has taken money that is not his to keep.

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  • Lee Marvin

    as Nick Devlin
  • Gene Hackman

    as Mary Ann
  • Angel Tompkins

    as Clarabelle
  • Gregory Walcott

    as Weenie
  • Sissy Spacek

    as Poppy
  • Janit Baldwin

    as Violet
  • William Morey

    as Shay
  • Clint Ellison

    as Delaney
  • Howard Platt

    as Shaughnessy
  • Les Lannom

    as O’Brien
  • Eddie Egan

    as Jake
  • Therese Reinsch

    as Jake’s Girl
  • Bob Wilson

    as Reaper Driver
  • Gordon Signer

    as Brockman
  • Gladys Watson

    as Milk Lady
  • Hugh Gillin

    as Desk Clerk
  • E. Lund

    as Mrs. O’Brien
  • David Savage

    as Ox-Eye
  • Craig Chapman

    as Farmer Bob
  • Jim Taksas

    as Big Jim
  • Wayne Savagne

    as Freckle Face
  • Jerry Tracey

    as Orphan Sold at Auction #1 (uncredited)
  • Judy Williams

    as Orphan Sold at Auction #2 (uncredited)
Directing Michael Ritchie Director
Production Joe Wizan Producer
Sound Lalo Schifrin Original Music Composer
Camera Gene Polito Director of Photography
Production Hoyt Bowers Casting
Art Bill Malley Art Direction
Sound Barry Thomas Sound Mixer
Writing Robert Dillon Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Patricia Norris Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Ray Summers Wardrobe Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Ken Chase Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Emile LaVigne Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Salli Bailey Hairstylist
Production David Salven Unit Production Manager
Directing Michael Daves Assistant Director
Art James W. Payne Set Decoration
Camera Orlando Suero Still Photographer
Editing Carl Pingitore Editor
Production Mickey Borofsky Associate Producer
Production Kenneth L. Evans Executive Producer