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One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to exchange ransom money to recover the statuette, but the trade goes down bad and Clay Roth is killed. This angers Roth's brothers and father, all combat veterans, and they go after the people responsible. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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3 October 1986 (USA)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

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$1,368,912 (USA)
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The song that plays during the scene where Jim is in the Club and asking Anna (played by Bobbie Bresee) where he can find Cory, is "Feel Me", performed by a band called, The Flix. See more »

Quotes

Akira Tanaka: Have you ever had your bones scraped, Mr. Roth?
Tommy Roth: Not recently.
Akira Tanaka: I hear it is not a pleasant experience. First the needle pierces the skin, leaving only the smallest of marks. The bone is scraped away by the gentle movement of the needle until it reaches the marrow.
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OVER NIGHT SENSATION
Written by Ricky Phillips (as Rick Phillips)
Performed by Abandon Shame
Produced by Rainer Portner
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I don't know why, but I enjoyed it ? ...............
7 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anytime a film delivers what it promises, it gets at least a 5 rating from me, and "Armed Response" gives you exactly what you would expect from a low budget action movie. The weak points would be , numerous explosions and gratuitous car crashes, a paper thin plot, finally a shootout in Chinatown with grenades and automatic weapons that goes totally unnoticed by anyone. The strongest point is the fun of seeing David Caradine, Lee Van Cleef, and Michael Berrymen together, and they do not disappoint. Another plus is the musical score, which seems to fit perfectly. Top that off with some lively one liners and you have an entertaining action film. - MERK


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