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52 Pick-Up

The book 52 Pick-Up was made into the movie 52 Pick-Up.

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Book details for 52 Pick-Up

52 Pick-Up was written by Elmore Leonard. The book was published in 1974 by Avon Books (Mm). More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

Elmore Leonard also wrote The Big Bounce (1969), 52 Pick-Up (1974), Touch (1977), Cat Chaser (1982), Stick (1983), Killshot (1989), Get Shorty (1990), Rum Punch (1992), Out of Sight (1996) and Be Cool (1999).

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Detroit businessman Harry Mitchell had had only one affair in his twenty-two years of happy matrimony. Unfortunately someone caught his indiscretion on film and now wants Harry to fork over one hundred grand to keep his infidelity a secret. And if Harry d... Read More

Detroit businessman Harry Mitchell had had only one affair in his twenty-two years of happy matrimony. Unfortunately someone caught his indiscretion on film and now wants Harry to fork over one hundred grand to keep his infidelity a secret. And if Harry doesn't pay up, the blackmailer and his associates plan to press a lot harder -- up to and including homicide, if necessary. But the psychos picked the wrong pigeon for their murderous scam. Because Harry Mitchell doesn't get mad...he gets even.

Movie details for 52 Pick-Up

The movie was released in 1986 and directed by John Frankenheimer, who also directed The Holcroft Covenant (1985), Year of the Gun (1991) and The Manchurian Candidate (2004). More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

 

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Harry Mitchell (Scheider), an L.A. manufacturer with a fancy car, a nice house, and a beautiful wife (Ann-Margaret) running for city council, has his life overturned when three hooded blackmailers appear with a videotape of Harry and his young mistress. H... Read More
Harry Mitchell (Scheider), an L.A. manufacturer with a fancy car, a nice house, and a beautiful wife (Ann-Margaret) running for city council, has his life overturned when three hooded blackmailers appear with a videotape of Harry and his young mistress. He's being set up, and they want $100,000. To protect his wife's political ambitions, Harry won't go to the police; instead, he turns the tables on them and refuses to pay. They increase their demands and so he goes on the offensive, tracking down each criminal and trying to turn them against the other...