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Jackals (1986)

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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Dave Buchanon
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Joe Case
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Jake Wheeler
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Sheriff Mitchell
Jeannie Wilson ...
Jess Buchanon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sherry Adamo ...
Little
Billy C. Chandler ...
Deputy Mitchell
Roman Cisneros ...
Raul
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Ramon
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Manuela
Warner Glenn ...
Warner
Randy Hall ...
Raybo
Danelle Hand ...
Angelina
Sharon Hughes ...
Valerie
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Harley
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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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Action | Crime | Drama

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R | See all certifications »
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19 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

American Justice  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,200, 28 September 1986, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$492,367
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1.85 : 1
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Connections

Referenced in Shakedown (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

The Price You Pay
Music and Lyrics by Paul Chihara, Candy Chase and Gary Chase
Vocal by David Goss
Produced by Craig Huxley
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One of my 10 favorite movies
23 July 2006 | by 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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