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Code of Silence (1985)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  3 May 1985 (USA)
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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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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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Considered as something of a comeback-vehicle for Kris Kristofferson after Heaven's Gate (1980). He found it way too violent and did Flashpoint (1984) instead. See more »


When Comacho's thugs enter Tony's house and kill all people inside, dead bodies behind the truck change prone position between shots. See more »


Kates: Where's Cusack?
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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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