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The Devastator (1986)

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This war's in your own backyard. Violent warfare erupts in Northern California when Vietnam vet Deacon Porter reassembles his Combat Strike Force to avenge the death of a commanding officer.

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Deacon Porter (as Richard Hill)
Katt Shea ...
Audrey
Terrence O'Hara ...
Spencer
Bill McLaughlin ...
Bartlett
Kaz Garas ...
Sheriff
Jack S. Daniels ...
Ox
Steve Rogers ...
Reese
Debbie Brooks ...
Elaine
Don Gordon Bell ...
Henchman #1 (as Don Gordon)
Greg Rocero ...
Henchman #2 (as Greg Rogers)
Henry Sherman ...
Sheriff's Deputy
Scott O'Connor ...
Old Man
Carl Colpart ...
College Kid #1
Gary Stewart ...
College Kid #2
Sean Barret ...
College Kid #3
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This war's in your own backyard. Violent warfare erupts in Northern California when Vietnam vet Deacon Porter reassembles his Combat Strike Force to avenge the death of a commanding officer. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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17 December 1986 (Portugal)  »

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pretty rockin funny stuff
7 May 2003 | by (Brighton, Michigan) – See all my reviews

if you like action/revenge movies and 80's cheese, this one will be fun. It seems that not 5 minutes goes by without some machine gun fire in this movie. there's lots of guys getting beat up, the bad guys (pot warlord & goons) being really tough & bad, explosions, funny dialouge & one liners, and an outrageous amount of machine guns! A total guy flick, real macho and unrealistic, but funny as heck if you're in the mood for it.

Some parts of the soundtrack are real weird too, not in the "Liquid Sky" amazingly well-done weird way, but more like a 5 year old randomly programming a drum machine & keyboard. it just sounds real off. If you like Blastfighter and Commando, check this out for butt-kicking & laughs! it starts a lil' slow, but is all action for the last half of the movie. I got this the same day I got the dubbed version of Zu (Warriors from...), which I would recommend about 200 times more, but for certain occasions, this stuff rocks!


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