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Code of Silence (1985)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 3 May 1985 (USA)
A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.

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Storyline

Eddie Cusack is a Chicago police officer about to bust some members of the Comacho gang when the gang is shot up by a rival drug gang from the neighboring building, led by Tony Luna. Victor Comacho is the only survivor of the Comacho gang and his older brother, Luis, who is the leader of the gang, retaliates by killing Luna's family and kidnaps Luna's daughter, Diana. Cusack must face Tony Luna and Luis Comacho alone because nobody on the police force is willing to help him since he was the only cop who broke the code of silence by testifying against a fellow cop who killed an unarmed teenager, but Cusack is not really alone. A police robot called "Prowler" aides Cusack as he takes down the gangs. Written by Anonymous

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Eddie Cusack's a good cop having a very bad day. See more »


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Release Date:

3 May 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dirty Harry IV: Code of Silence  »

Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,512,461 (USA) (5 May 1985)

Gross:

$20,345,261 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Considered as something of a comeback-vehicle for Kris Kristofferson after the disaster of Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate (1980). Kristofferson found it way too violent and did Flashpoint (1984) instead. That movie was made a year before this picture and was written by the same two screenwriter who wrote this film. See more »

Goofs

Whet Tony is leaving Comacho's apartment, after he takes the money and drugs, he leathers on a small piece of slat from the broken window. In next shot the slat disappears. See more »

Quotes

Brennan: Hey Sarge! You know how a Camacho's like a cue ball? Cause the harder you hit 'em, the better their English gets.
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Connections

References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

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Norris's acting performance
20 July 2000 | by (Potsdam, New York) – See all my reviews

This movie was made right at the time I call "the peak" of Chuck Norris's career. I was really quite surprised at the 5.6 rating this movie got from viewers. As far as Norris goes, this is really good stuff. He uses many classic one liners, always staying a step ahead of Victor Camacho and "Crazy" Tony Luna's bunch. If you enjoy the "honest cop" movies, this should be near the top of your list. I would rate it right there with Clint Eastwood's performance in "Magnum Force". To top it all off, the soundtrack is really a typical 80's theme. I really wish someone would release the music from some of Chuck's movies, like Delta Force.


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