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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19 September 1986 (USA)  »

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American Justice  »

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$492,367 (USA)
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Body Builder Blues
Music Composed and Produced by Craig Huxley
Published by Shades Music Company
Courtesy of Sonic Atmospheres Records
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Stark realism Good acting
24 December 2001 | by (London, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This one is a real sleeper. If it hadn't been dissed by one of its stars prior to release, it might have been a hit. The character, Connie, in particular reminded me of someone you might meet in a Tijuana back alley on a dark night. He played his part perfectly.


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