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Borderline (1980)

PG  |   |  Action, Drama  |  23 January 1981 (Finland)
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On the U.S.-Mexican border, border cop Jeb Maynard is hunting for a human smuggler responsible for Jeb partner's murder.

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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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This film represents just a handful of movies made starring Charles Bronson that were able to use alliteration rhyming the first letter B of his last name with the first letter B with the picture's title. Such films included Breakout (1975), Breakheart Pass (1975) and Borderline (1980). See more »

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Not bad for its time
31 May 2002 | by (Winnipeg) – See all my reviews

I remember when I was in grade 8, people where starting to buy VCRs, and owning one was a big deal. Dad rented one, and we picked out movies. Borderline was one of them, I thought it was pretty cool. Watching this film 19 years later I found it predicable, and a little lame. No way his truck could keep up with a Trans Am on the highway, why did the guy, with the T A, go off road where the truck has the edge. My friend Gord mentioned this, and I thought yeah. Anyways, no surprises here, but watchable. 6/10


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