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During the 1980s, Sylvester Stallone's popularity was at an all-time high, with the actor-writer-director having already made four Rocky movies and two Rambo movies and was well on his way to creating another franchise with Beverly Hills Cop. Stallone had written a less comedic, action-oriented script for the movie, but, only a couple weeks before shooting, Stallone was out and Eddie Murphy was in, and the script had a radical rewrite with Murphy in mind. Meanwhile, Stallone took his Beverly Hills Cop script and changed it into 1986's Cobra.

Stallone plays Lieutenant Marion "Cobra" Cobretti, a Los Angeles police officer and member of the "Zombie Squad" division. Along with his partner (Reni Santoni), Cobra must protect a model (Brigitte Nielsen, who was then married to Stallone) from a Neo Fascist group that were causing acts of violence all over town. However, as the poster »

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