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Murphy's Law (1986)

An action-packed thriller starring Charles Bronson as Jack Murphy, a cop who is running to stay alive long enough to even the score with his wife's killer.

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Dave Manzarek
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Storyline

Charles Bronson plays Jack Murphy a veteran police detective who is framed for the murder of his ex-wife. Although taken into custody, Murphy escapes from the police station handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief. Pursued by the police, Murphy must find the real killer before it is too late. Written by Michael A Kortt <mkortt@metz.une.edu.au>

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They stole everything he had. Now its time to pay. [DVD] See more »


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Release Date:

18 April 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La ley de Murphy  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$9,947,631 (USA)
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Trivia

This movie is fairly unique in the Charles Bronson canon in that the main villain is a woman. See more »

Goofs

When Jack and Arabella escape from the hotel, she steps onto the fire ladder first. However it is Jack that steps off the ladder prior to her. See more »

Quotes

Joan Freeman: Go to Hell!
Jack Murphy: Ladies first.
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Murphy's Law
Written and Performed by Paul McCallum, Kathleen Wilhoite and John Bisharat
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User Reviews

 
This film is fantastic...

This film is great and great action sequences by Bronson. This movie as it all, it really kicks the ass of the puffy action stars today. The onny greats about now is Arnold and Sly... But back in the 70's the action stars was Bronson and Clint, which Sly and Arnold are the same as them...

I got a email of Kathleen (Maquee) last week and she said it was great working with Bronson. And he's a sweet guy, and not mean. But if you get on his bad side you'll probably end up getting fired. But she said he loved her.

She really a nice gal aswell, this film as it all, the theme score, the action and the star, "BRONSON"...


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