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The Park Is Mine (1985)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 6 October 1985
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
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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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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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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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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Despite all the violence depicted in this movie, only three people actually die. Two by gunfire, one by suicide. 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 »

Quotes

[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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Referenced in Aislados (2005) See more »

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A Worthwhile Flick!
10 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't imagine Tommy Lee Jones in anything bad... His performance here is solid and believable although a bit hammy at times.... What I like about this movie is the story... With the current state of affairs in the USA at the present time...(2007) It seems very relevant...

Everyone seems to be asleep .. Too preoccupied with their cell phones and Ipods to notice what is going on around them. This movie really grabs you... Too bad this doesn't happen in real life! You still find yourself rooting for the guy who you know is doing wrong but his justification is beyond what is legal.. it's simply the right thing to do! Good supporting cast and Helen Shaver does a good job as the objective reporter. It is an old theme but still a very powerful one and all the key elements are there. Sometimes you have to put your selfish desires aside and find the strength to do what is right even though it may not be popular.

If you like a story with a solid message, decent acting and a few thrills for good measure, I recommend The Park Is Mine!


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