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Borderline (1980)

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Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is responsible for ... See full summary »

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Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is responsible for Scooter's death, but the feds insist that drug dealers committed the crime. If this villainous smuggler is going to be caught, Maynard is going to have to do the dirty work himself. Written by alfiehitchie

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Somewhere along a thousand miles of barbed wire border the American dream has become a nightmare

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23 January 1981 (Finland)  »

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A Fronteira  »

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$8,500,000 (estimated)
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Charles Bronson once said of ex-patriot Mexican immigrants: "Mexican aliens, like the immigrants before them, are seeking a better life in the US. They come here, not because they want our jobs, but simply because they want a job. They want to make a living and live, that's all." See more »

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Bore-derline
29 June 1999 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

I can't understand why Bronson would choose to appear in such a low-key and predictable movie (unless it was for the money). There's almost no action, there's almost no investigating of the mystery, and you can tell what's going to happen next in almost every part of the movie. Even if you are a Bronson fan, you shouldn't bother with this entry in Bronson's filmography.


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