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Walking the Edge (1985)

A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.

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Christine Holloway
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Linda (as Jackie Giroux)
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Jason, a Los Angeles taxi driver whom also works as a collector and numbers runner for a local mobster, crosses paths with young woman and vigilante, named Christine, seeking to avenge the murder of her husband and son by a quartet of hoodlums and gets caught up in the crime underworld of the city. Written by Anonymous

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Action-thriller above average
5 November 1999 | by (Trøndelag, Norway) – See all my reviews

An exiting and sometimes violent action-thriller with good actors and a good story. Kwan plays a housewife who is married to a gangster (without knowing it). When her family is brutally murdered by some other gangsters, and she manages to escape, she swears revenge to those who killed her son. She seeks cover with a taxi-driver (Forster) who ends up helping her with her bloody revenge.

Good action from the 1980's (7 out of 10)


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