Mutiny on the bounty

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - Filmreviews -

It’s no sur­prise that the most ex­cit­ing job in the world has turned up in so many dif­fer­ent movies, gal­lop­ing from west­erns to sci-fi to rom­coms, thank you Mr But­ler. on some of the more mem­o­rable free­lance law en­forcers ... (1980) Pop­u­lar with fans, Boba Fett was the si­lent vil­lain who nabs Han Solo and brings him to his over­weight cred­i­tor, Jabba the Hutt.

(1980) Steve McQueen’s fi­nal role was rather charm­ing, and gave him the op­por­tu­nity to pur­sue

a vil­lain in a com­bine har­vester.

(1988) Robert De Niro, in his finest comic role, is a bounty hunter with an ul­cer “be­cause of his two forms of ex­pres­sion: si­lence and rage”.

(1987) Hairy, biker Mr Smalls (Ran­dall “Tex” Cobb) re­trieves a kid­napped baby. He is de­scribed as “es­pe­cially cruel to lit­tle things”.

The A-Team: Clint and Boba

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