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The Park Is Mine (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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Cast

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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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Action | Drama | Thriller

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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

After arriving on the scene, Eubanks enters the police trailer with his hat in his hand. Switching to the interior of the trailer, Eubanks enters wearing his hat, removing it as he greets the commissioner. See more »

Quotes

Mitch: Take off your clothes.
Valery: What?
Mitch: [shouts] Get naked!
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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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