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Cobra (1986)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  23 May 1986 (USA)
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A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.

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Captain Sears (as Art La Fleur)
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Supermarket Killer (as Marco Rodriguez)
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Chief Halliwell
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Low Rider
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Prodski
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Waitress
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Storyline

City cop is on the trail of a serial killer. Loaded with action and violence. Stallone fans will love this Rambo-like movie with Stallone on the chase instead of the run. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Crime is the disease. Meet the Cure. See more »


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R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 May 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kobra  »

Box Office

Gross:

$49,042,224 (USA)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut) | (cut)

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(70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints) (as Eagle Stereo)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Most 80s action heroes were called John (John Rambo, John Matrix, John McClane etc.). However, in this movie the hero is named Marion, which is the real first name of the epitome of the cinematic tough-guy - John Wayne. See more »

Goofs

When they chase Nielsen in the garage, the guy steps out of the van and we see the boot touch the garage tarmac. The supposed tarmac (possibly carpet) lifts. See more »

Quotes

Marion Cobretti: You know that's bad for your health?
Punk smoking cigarette: What?
[looking threatening]
Marion Cobretti: [grabs cigarette away from punk's mouth] Me.
[pause]
Marion Cobretti: You need a new image.
[Cobra looks at punk's shirt, pulls it till it rips and then walks away with a smirk on his face]
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Soundtracks

Voice of America's Sons
(Theme from Cobra)
Performed by John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band
Written by John Cafferty
Produced by Kenny Vance
Courtesy of Scotti Brothers Records
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User Reviews

 
SYNOPSIS: It made me want to kick my own *ss.
7 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

YOU CAN'T TELL ME the first time you saw Stallone do a complete 180 in that pimped out ride, hang that sweet lookin' gun out of the window, and knock off a few caps at the bad guy as he drove in REVERSE (!!) that you didn't get a little tingly in your gut in a good way.

People... I think we need to have a Come-To-Jesus about this movie. I can't believe I actually saw such low approval stats from all age brackets. Lemme just holler and the children of the '80s: what the hell are you thinking? Stallone and Schwartzenegger were bigger than life back then, and there's no love.... Now there's nothing but CGI, bigger explosions, crazier guns, fake boobies, more authentic-looking aliens, all the things I like in movies -- wait a second.

You know, I realize Stallone will never win Best Actor... I realize Stallone will never die, probably, he's always in such damn good shape... and I also realize that his face will never straighten up so he can talk correctly, but there's one thing I do know... I give this movie a 10, and I hope it feels like the giant peanut butter sandwich you just ate without a glass of milk anywhere in sight!

I need a glass of rootbeer... BARTENDER!


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