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Jackals (1986)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  19 September 1986 (USA)
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Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.

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Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.

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An ex-cop. To escape the violence, he quit the force. The violence followed him.

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One of my 10 favorite movies
23 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie certainly was a sleeper. The acting was excellent, especially seeing Major Dad in the role of the evil bad guy.

The scene at the end when Jack Lucarelli takes Jameson Parker's laser sight shotgun with him is excellent. He never says a word to any of the five "officers" he encounters. He doesn't have to.

Wilford Brimley is his usual excellent self. My sister liked the part where he tells Deputy Hobie to stay at the crime scene, because "I don't want anybody fartin' around out here." That's just how real people put things, not all proper and in the king's English.

I missed this movie so much that I bought a former rental store copy for 14c online. It's in perfect condition! David Goss' song, "The Price You Pay" is fitting and very well sung during closing credits.


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