Deadbeat (1976)

35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Harry E. Kerwin.

Plot Summary

Four serial rapist/killers walk free on a technicality. The brother of one of their victims hunts them down.


Directed by: Harry E. Kerwin
© Action Film Ltd. 1976
American General Pictures presents a film by Wayne Crawford and Andrew Lane
Screenplay by: Wayne Crawford and Andrew Lane
Director of Photography: William Randall
Sound: Ed Wujciak
Makeup: The Dutchess

Chris Mulkey (Cullen Garrett)
Polly King (Tracy)
Melisande Conaway (Johnny's girl)
Alison Schlicter (Wendy Garrett)
Mia Marchand (second waitress)
Jim Curry (Billy)
Sam Moree (Curly)
Scott Lawrence (M.J.)
Daniel Schweitzer (Johnny)
Thomas Dowling (Tom Garrett)
Rich DeMott (Ben Garrett)
Myraih (Bev)
Melodee Spevack (Jackie)
Steven Peters (Opa-locka Red)
Michael Kennedy (policeman #1)
Ed Lupinski (policeman #2)
Joe Gardner (policeman #3)
Anthony Lane (reverend)
Marshall Moore (T.V. newsman)
Tom Wright (old man)

Alternative Titles

O Acerto de Contas – Brazil
Avenged – video title
Getting Even – UK (video)
Le Justicier solitaire – France
Kynikoi viastes kai dolofonoi – Greece
Midt mellom øynene – Norway (video)
Selbstjustiz – Mein ist die Rache – West Germany
Tomcats – alternative title



  • Nightmare USA by Stephen Thrower p.516 – note