The Cutter

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The Cutter
DVD cover
Directed by William Tannen
Produced by
  • Chuck Norris
  • Aaron Norris
  • Danny Lerner
  • Pinchas Perry
  • Les Weldon
Written by Bruce Haskett
Music by Elia Cmiral
Cinematography Peter Moss
Edited by Jason A. Payne
Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Release date
  • November 23, 2005 (2005-11-23) (Romania)
  • March 14, 2006 (2006-03-14) (United States)
Running time
92 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Cutter is a 2005 American action film directed by William Tannen,[1] and starring Chuck Norris, Joanna Pacuła, Daniel Bernhardt, Bernie Kopell and Marshall R. Teague. After a deadly kidnapping rescue gone wrong, a guilt ridden detective recruits his specialized SWAT team to successfully rescue an aged diamond cutter from the hands of a murderous thief.


A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.



Shooting took place in Spokane, Washington.[2]


Sony released it to DVD in the US on March 14, 2006.[3]


Scott Weinberg of DVD Talk rated it 1.5/5 stars and called it "the epitome of all things cinematically generic".[3] David Johnson of DVD Talk wrote, "The Cutter is a mediocre film overall, and, specifically, a tame and lame action flick."[4]


  1. ^ "The Cutter". BBFC. 
  2. ^ Kershner, Jim (2004-12-11). "Chuck Norris, Spokane Ranger". The Spokesman-Review. Retrieved 2015-04-26. 
  3. ^ a b Weinberg, Scott (2006-03-27). "The Cutter". DVD Talk. Retrieved 2015-04-26. 
  4. ^ Johnson, David (2006-03-31). "The Cutter". DVD Verdict. Retrieved 2015-04-26. 

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