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No Mercy (1986)

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An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.

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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)  »

Also Known As:

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$12,303,904 (USA)
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When Michel Duval (Kim Basinger) is in danger in this film she gasps a total of four times and screams a total of twenty. 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 »

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Eddie Jillette: [to Michel] Every hooker's got a hard luck story.
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Great chemistry between Gere and Basinger
16 June 2005 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

Richard Gere is a Chicago cop on the vengeance trail as he follows his partner's killers to New Orleans to settle his own personal score. The film moves at a brisk pace as Gere and a Cajun sexpot flee through the Louisiana bayous from a murderous crime lord who wants his baby doll back and to destroy the Chicago detective who would avenge his partner's murder. Gere and Kim Basinger go very well together, and the chemistry between them adds to the film's realism. Basinger is the sexy swamp girl type who finds herself falling for Gere, although they clash repeatedly while handcuffed together as they attempt to elude the brutal underworld figure and his henchmen. George Dzundza is also good as Gere's superior and Jeroen Krabbe is measured and deliberate as the Cajun butcher. The film's final moments are explosive and predictable and close out an exciting thriller.


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