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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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Alice Collins
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Cara
Fred Gratton ...
Quiet
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Benny Blue
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Old Asian Man
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Storyline

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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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

19 December 1986 (USA)  »

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$12,303,904 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

To offset the cost of production on several films, Tri Star Pictures, who usually released their films on the home market through parent company RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, sold off the foreign video rights to No Mercy (1986), 8 Million Ways to Die (1986), Night of the Creeps (1986), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), The Squeeze (1987), Nadine (1987) and Gardens of Stone (1987) to CBS/Fox Home Video. 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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Why Ratings So Low?
30 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is not one of my top 10 films of all times, but it is a solid genre piece with some interesting variations and local color.

After Katrina, a film about New Orleans has a special interest that adds a certain sauce.

If there are any weaknesses, some of Bassinger's line deliveries are a bit weak. Otherwise, superb acting all around. I have always thought Gere was something of a lightweight, but very solid work here.

Unlike many films, they get the weapons handling VERY right.

I am a bit confused as to why this film has been rated so low on average. I have the video, and watch it about once a year.


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