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Hit movie poster 1970s.gif
The movie poster for the film Hit!
Directed by Sidney J. Furie
Produced by Harry Korshak
Written by Alan Trustman
David M. Wolf
Starring Billy Dee Williams
Richard Pryor
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Cinematography John A. Alonzo
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • September 18, 1973 (1973-09-18)
Running time
134 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Hit! is a 1973 action film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pryor. It is about a federal agent trying to destroy a drug zone after his daughter dies from a heroin overdose.[1]

An alternate title for the film was Goodbye Marseilles.


Many of the people, both cast and crew, involved in this film had previously worked on Lady Sings the Blues (1972).

The role of Nick Allen was originally written for Steve McQueen.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Hit!
  2. ^ Pierce, Ponchitta (April 1974). "A Look Into The Private Life of Billy Dee Williams". Ebony. Retrieved 16 July 2015. 

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