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Deadly Force (1983)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  7 October 1983 (West Germany)
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Stoney Cooper, a former Los Angeles police officer, is at a low point in his life. Kicked off the force because of his anti-authority attitude, he now ekes out a living as a freelancer in ... See full summary »

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Stoney Cooper
Joyce Ingalls ...
Eddie Cooper
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Joshua Adams
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Sam Goodwin
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Ashley Maynard
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Otto Hoxley
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Harvey Benton
J. Víctor López ...
Diego
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Lopez
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Jesus
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Maria
Big Yank ...
Jefferson
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Gussie
Victoria Vanderkloot ...
Beverly
Richard Beauchamp ...
Tony the Bomber
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Stoney Cooper, a former Los Angeles police officer, is at a low point in his life. Kicked off the force because of his anti-authority attitude, he now ekes out a living as a freelancer in New York. All this changes when the daughter of an old friend is killed by a serial killer terrorizing L.A. Although almost nobody in his old home town is happy to see him back, Cooper pledges to bring the killer to justice before any more innocent people die. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Strictly by the book, rogue cop, action film ..........
16 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Deadly Force" has everything you would expect from a cop kicked off the force film, and that is the problem. Wings Hauser is the renegade cop investigating a series of apparently random homicides, committed by perhaps the least developed, and least interesting villain in screen history. The overly simplistic story really has nowhere to go, so it is well padded with gratuitous car chases and explosions. I will say however, this is the first time I have seen the game of "rat roulette" played, and it looks more interesting than the rest of "Deadly Force". This strictly by the book action film might be worth a look for Wings Hauser fans but others beware. - MERK


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