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No Mercy (1986)

A Chicago detective, seeking to avenge his partner's death, travels to New Orleans, where he unexpectedly becomes involved in a cat and mouse game of survival.

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Losado
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Captain Stemkowski
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Joe Collins
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Allan Deveneux
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Paul Deveneux
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Lieutenant Hall
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Angles Ryan
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Maverick Chicago cop Eddie Jillette poses as a hit man to meet with someone in from New Orleans looking to have a job done. The result is that both the guy and Jillette's partner wind up very dead, while a stunning blonde in on the setup disappears. He heads south to settle the score and soon finds himself being hunted, with the girl in tow and the local police anything but happy. New Orleans may never be the same again. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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When passion and hatred know no limits, expect no mercy.

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19 December 1986 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$2,198,069 (USA) (21 December 1986)

Gross:

$12,303,904 (USA)
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Trivia

The evocative Algiers street exterior was created by production designer Patrizia von Brandenstein on the studio back-lot whose meticulously detailed work completely disguises the fact that this road had earlier represented the main drag of New York's Chinatown in Michael Cimino's Year of the Dragon (1985). Von Brandenstein said: "The neon here is knocked-off, not true orange, because this place has been around a long time . . . sin is old". The Algiers set provides a powerful visual background for the highly charged finale of the film: Eddie Jillette' (Richard Gere)'s confrontation with Losado, which will determine the fates of the two men and Michel Duval (Kim Basinger)'s as well. See more »

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The cat's trainer is briefly visible from under the hotel clerk's desk while Eddie and Michel are waiting for Losado. See more »

Quotes

Michel Duval: I'm not a whore.
Eddie Jillette: What?
Michel Duval: I'm not a whore. I've never been with anyone except Losado.
Eddie Jillette: So?
Michel Duval: I'm not a whore.
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Action, adventure, beautiful scenery and women, plus explosions. A real Man's Movie.
14 January 2001 | by (Central California) – See all my reviews

Kim Basinger is young and gorgeous. Richard Gere is, well Richard Gere. He's dapper, sexy semi-nude and the good guy. What else is new? He's a Chicago cop who's partner gets murdered and he thinks Basinger, can lead him to the killer. Beautiful scenes of Louisiana bayou and attention-grabbing chase scenes make this an enjoyable movie for all. And don't forget the love scenes for the women and the fighting and torching of New Orleans for the men. A fun couple of hours.


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