99 and 44/100% Dead is a 1974 American action film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Richard Harris. The title is a play on an advertising slogan for Ivory soap. Harry Crown, a stylish professional hit man with a pair of Browning Hi-Power 9mm pistols with ivory grips, carried in a shoulder holster, is brought in by mob boss "Uncle Frank" Kelly when his operation is challenged by Big Eddie, a grinning, lisping rival. Crown is caught in the crossfire, as is his romantic interest, Buffy, a third-grade schoolteacher. In his attempt to take over the rackets, Big Eddie has hired Marvin...
|Release date:||August 29, 1974|
|Directed by:||John Frankenheimer|
|Music by:||Henry Mancini|