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Code of Silence (1985) Poster

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Andrew Davis:  [protagonist smashing someone's head on drug table] 
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The scene where the two hoods walk into the tavern to rob it, only to find that it's full of cops is based on an actual event that took place in an infamous after-hours bar on Chicago's near North Side where policemen gathered after their shifts. Among the cast are several veterans of the Chicago Police force including Dennis Farina.
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The script was originally offered to Clint Eastwood who turned it down.
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Became a Chuck Norris property after it was turned down by Clint Eastwood.
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The building that the Luna Gang used to stage the raid on the Camacho drug house, was actually owned by two Chicago Police Officers.
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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.
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This is the first movie where Ron Dean and Joseph F. Kosala, whose play Brennan and Kobas, played together. Later they met again in Above the Law (1988) and The Fugitive (1993), both directed by Andrew Davis.
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Body Count: 47.
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