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Code of Silence (1985)

 -  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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Luis Comacho
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Commander Kates
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Tony Luna
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Felix Scalese
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Det. Cragie
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Ted Pirelli
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Victor Comacho
Joe Guzaldo ...
Det. Nick Kopalas (as Joseph Guzaldo)
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Det. Brennan
Wilbert Bradley ...
Spider
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Det. Dorato
Gene Barge ...
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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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police | rescue | gun | robot | drugs | See All (127) »

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The toughest cop in the world.... just got tougher. See more »


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3 May 1985 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The script was originally offered to Clint Eastwood who turned it down. See more »

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When Gamiani got stabbed on the street, he turn back to Angel (guy who stabbed him) and said "Run" to Diana. But in next shot, when Diana begun to run he was still faced to her, not to Angel. See more »

Quotes

[Camacho and Cusack run into each other in a public building]
Luis Comacho: One day, I would like to give you a gift of a Columbian neck-tie.
[Camacho's underlings laugh]
Luis Camacho: It's very special. You slit the throat, pull out the tongue and on you, (Camacho laughs), it would look beautiful.
Cusack: [smirking] Why don't you give it to me right now?
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Chuck Norris is the man
21 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

One of Chuck Norris' best movies, this is. It's a role that is absolutely perfect for him. He's a rock solid, super tough, good to the bone police detective who isn't afraid to resolve the situations all on his own if nobody will help him. I tell you, the last scene is so hardcore Chuck Norris action that you'll love it if you like action. There's just something great about one guy annihilating lots of scumbags on his own. Especially when it's either Chuck Norris, Arnold Schwarzenegger or Sylvester Stallone doing it. It's Chicago in the 80's, a great backdrop for this kind of movie. Superb action and the man himself make this a must watch for action afficionados.


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