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Band of the Hand (1986)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  11 April 1986 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joe
Michael Carmine ...
Ruben
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Nikki
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J.L.
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Carlos (as Daniele Quinn)
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Moss (as Leon Robinson)
Al Shannon ...
Dorcey
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Aldo
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Tito
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Cream (as Larry Fishburne)
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Nestor
Tony Bolano ...
Felix
Frank Gilbert ...
Antoine
Erla Julmiste ...
Celeste
Deborah King ...
Yvette
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Storyline

In an attempt of resocialisation, five hopeless juvenile criminals are sent away from prison into the Everglades for a survival training under the Indian Joe. When this is successful, they move back to Miami. However this offends the former illegal inhabitants of their house, all loyal customers of drug baron Cream. The conflict leads to armed fights. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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They're back on the mean streets. But this time, they're the good guys.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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11 April 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

5 utan nåd  »

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Budget:

$8,700,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,865,912 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

It was released in theaters only after it failed as a pilot for a network TV series. See more »

Goofs

Nikki fires two rapid-fire shots from a pump shotgun without reloading. See more »

Quotes

Joe: One sharp knife can feed you, clothe you, keep you warm and dry.
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Connections

References The Godfather: Part II (1974) See more »

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Faded Flowers
Written and Performed by Shriekback
Courtesy of Arista Records Limited
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A slice from the 80's
24 November 2006 | by (Windsor, Canada) – See all my reviews

Seems like an episode of Miami Vice, thats probably because Michael Mann is the producer. Even while it is silly at times there is good flow to the movie. The soundtrack rocks and there are good performances by Larry Fisburne, James Remar,Lauren Holly & Stephen Lang. I'am surprised that with the popularity of Grand Theft Auto Vice City this movie does not collect royalties with the look of Miami in the 1980's. The only crime is that the only copy around is a crappy full screen DVD put out a few years ago. I doubt there will be a better version anytime soon so fans of the movie better make do with this copy. Maybe Michael Mann will feel bad and put out a better version. In the meantime enjoy a slice from the 80's.


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