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The Park Is Mine (1985)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  6 October 1985 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Commissioner Keller
Peter Dvorsky ...
Gale Garnett ...
Denis Simpson ...
Reg Dreger ...
Commander Curran
Louis Di Bianco ...
Captain Juliano
Dennis O'Connor ...
Sergeant Duffy
Tom Harvey ...
General Bryant
R.D. Reid ...
Policeman on Ledge
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Dr. Mueller


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)  »

Also Known As:

Asedio en Central Park  »

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CAD 4,500,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


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


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 »


Mitch: Take off your clothes.
Valery: What?
Mitch: [shouts] Get naked!
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Referenced in Aislados (2005) See more »

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Don't mess with a clever Vietnam vet.
6 August 2000 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

You might say this is a passionate action movie. Probably did not cost much to make, but is somewhat interesting. Tommy Lee Jones plays a veteran from the Vietnamese conflict and he wants to raise awareness to how veterans, the elderly and underprivileged are overlooked. He decides to take Central Park hostage. Then he is forced to defend his position with gunfire. Who said all is fair in love and war?

Also in the cast are Helen Shaver and Yaphet Kotto. Not too far fetched; and this movie does grab your attention.

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