A vietnam vet (Tommy Lee Jones) takes forceful control of Central Park to remember those who served and died in the Vietnam War.

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Mitch
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Valery
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Eubanks
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Commissioner Keller
Peter Dvorsky ...
Dix
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Mike
Gale Garnett ...
Rachel
Denis Simpson ...
Richie
Reg Dreger ...
Commander Curran
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Captain Juliano
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Santini
Dennis O'Connor ...
Sergeant Duffy
Tom Harvey ...
General Bryant
R.D. Reid ...
Policeman on Ledge
George Bloomfield ...
Dr. Mueller
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A vietnam vet (Tommy Lee Jones) takes forceful control of Central Park to remember those who served and died in the Vietnam War.

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6 October 1985 (USA)  »

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Asedio en Central Park  »

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CAD 4,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The belt fed machine gun Mitch is using toward the end of the movie, against Verdanken, is a WWII German MG42. See more »

Goofs

This movie was filmed in Ontario. The helicopter sent into the park with the police sniper has a Canadian Registry Number, C-GLCD. A NYPD helicopter would have an US registry starting with the letter N. See more »

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[after Valery is shot]
Mitch: You ignorant mother fuckers have just shot an innocent photojournalist here! A female...
[Mitch is cut off by a burst of gunfire]
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Maybe not as good as I remember, but..
7 September 1999 | by (Palatine, IL) – See all my reviews

I saw this on HBO in the mid '80s and I loved it. Tommy Lee Jones was so cool and I had no problem buying the premise. It was kind of like Assault on Precinct 13 or The Warriors in its cartoonish depiction of violence. I remember especially the part where he's in full military garb and grease paint on his face with an arsenal of weapons around his body and he tells a woman to leave the park because its filled with "thugs and perverts and weirdos." Check it out if you can, it won't change your life, but it's good.


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