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Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail... See full summary »

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Morgan Canfield
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Capt. Stevens
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Tom McCoy
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James Chan
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Heather Sullivan
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Linda Chan
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Nicky LaBelle
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Dave Pierce
Mel Novak ...
Tony Montoya
Dorothy Dells ...
Cab Driver
Dov Gottesfeld ...
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Rick Prieto ...
Stark
Sam Hiona ...
Ambler
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Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places. Written by Scott Lane <rslane@ix.netcom.com>

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police | undercover | death | fight | drugs | See more »

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Chuck Norris doesn't need a weapon... he is a weapon ! See more »


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14 August 1981 (USA)  »

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Oko za oko  »

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Trivia

First of two movies that action star Chuck Norris made with director Steve Carver. The second film was Lone Wolf McQuade (1983) which was made and released about two years later in 1983. See more »

Goofs

During the Triad assault on James Chan's house, Sean Kane attacks a Triad terrorist who knocks an ornamental box off a desk as he falls. When Kane runs for the door, the box is back on the desk again. See more »

Quotes

Tow Truck Dude: [Sean Kane is leaving a house, finds that his car is being towed, moves past the tow truck driver and unhooks the hook] Hey, pal, that car is gone!
Sean Kane: You wanna bet.
[Kane stares at the driver grimly]
Tow Truck Dude: [meekly] Ok, have it your own way.
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Referenced in The Soldier (1982) See more »

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Norris at his fighting best!
8 July 2000 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is probably Chuck Norris' best film. Action, pacing, suspense, and sound track, were all there! The notorious Professor Tanaka was among the best villains to appear in any Chuck Norris film to date. Truly menacing! Well made, great escapist entertainment. Worth viewing if you're in the mood for a fast-paced film with more emphasis on action than plot. If you're not looking for deep subtext, this film delivers!


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