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Armed Response (1986)

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 ... See full summary »

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Nate (as Bob Hevilon)
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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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Father and son seek revenge in a violent world of ruthless criminals. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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3 October 1986 (USA)  »

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Jade Jungle  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

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$1,368,912 (USA)
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The song that Lauren Roth picks to play on the Jukebox after Jace Smith's "Emily" ends is "Kicks" composed by Ricky Phillips and the beautiful Tane McClure (who was then called by Tane Cain at the time. Because she was married to Jonathan Cain, the Keyboardist & Rhythm Guitarist of Journey back then), who was known for being the lead singer of the Indie Rock band, Tryanglz. See more »

Quotes

Deborah Silverstein: You guys packin'?
Cory Thorton: This ain't my dick I'm playing with.
Deborah Silverstein: Too bad.
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KICKS
Written by Ricky Phillips (as Rick Phillips) and Tane McClure (as Tane Cain)
Performed by Tane McClure (as Tane Cain)
Produced by Ricky Phillips, Tane McClure (as Tane Cain) & Mugs Cain
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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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